NT WorkSafe has charged a government office and a Queensland-base construction company following the death of a musician in Darwin.
A Shepparton fruit packing company has been convicted and fined $150,000 on appeal for a scalping incident in 2015.
A Baulkham Hills based scaffolding company has been fined $90,000 after a worker was hit by scaffolding that fell from a forklift that was being driven by an unlicensed driver at Barangaroo.
SafeWork SA has recently announced that it is dropping the charges filed against an inspection company in connection to a 2014 fatal incident at the Royal Adelaide Show involving the Airmaxx 360 ride.
A meat exporter and a labour hire company have been fined a combined $105,000, after a man’s arm was injured by a factory meat processor in 2014.
A Central Coast kitchen cabinet manufacturer has been fined after a Wyong man was injured when he fell 4.5m from a cool room in April 2016.
A rice mill in northern Victoria has been convicted and fined $260,000 after a worker was fatally injured while performing maintenance on a stock feed plant in Tongala in September, 2014.
A local government area and the former manager of its landfill facility has been fined $59,500 plus costs following an incident in which a member of the public was seriously injured at the landfill site.
A 49-year-old man is facing fraud charges for allegedly obtaining more than $700,000 in unlawful workers compensation payments between 2006 and 2016.
A crane driver has been charged with manslaughter after a fatal workplace incident which occurred in August 2016.
A mine operator has been fined $500,000 following the prosecution by the Resources Regulator in relation to an incident in which a worker was seriously injured at a Broken Hill mine site in 2012.
NSW’s Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator accepted an enforceable undertaking from two coal mining companies following an investigation conducted into a workplace incident at the mine site in 2015.
An inquest into the death of a construction worker in a hospital building site in Adelaide in November 2014 was told that the victim shouldn’t have been working on a scissor lift when the incident occurred.
A Bankstown building contractor has been fined $405,000 after a 19-year-old apprentice died after he fell while building a walkway platform.
SafeWork SA has re-classified the death of a regional nurse who was raped and murdered during a late-night call-out in March 2016 as work-related.
A production engineering firm in New Zealand has been fined $371,250 with reparations of $30,000 after a worker suffered burn injuries.
A structural engineering company has been fined $380,000 after a pit at a Mt. Waverley construction site collapsed leaving homes teetering on the edge of a 10-metre drop.
A Melbourne cardboard carton manufacturer has been fined $42,000 and ordered to pay $5,867 in costs for safety failings
The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace and, by that failure, causing serious harm to an employee. It was fined $55,000 in the Esperance Magistrates Court on Friday. It was also fined $3000 for allowing an employee to operate a forklift without holding the appropriate High Risk Work Licence.
A tyre business in Katherine, Northern Territory, has been convicted on Monday in the town’s local court and fined $142,000 following the death of a two-year-old boy in its workplace.
A Yennora company and its director have been fined $87,500 over a workplace incident in which a man suffered serious crush injuries.