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Companies fined over forklift incident at Barangaroo

Reported by Stephen | 03 May, 2018

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.

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SafeWork SA withdraws charges against inspection company

Reported by Haydee | 02 May, 2018

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.

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Hunter companies fined over safety breaches

Reported by Stephen | 30 Apr, 2018

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.

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Vic rice company fined over fatal workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 25 Apr, 2018

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.

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Mine operator fined $500K over worker’s serious injuries

Reported by Haydee | 18 Apr, 2018

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.

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Enforceable undertaking from coal mining companies accepted

Reported by Haydee | 11 Apr, 2018

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.

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Bankstown builder fined over workplace death

Reported by Stephen | 30 Mar, 2018

A Bankstown building contractor has been fined $405,000 after a 19-year-old apprentice died after he fell while building a walkway platform.

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Structural engineering company fined $380K

Reported by Haydee | 26 Mar, 2018

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.

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Transport company fined $58K over worker’s crush injury and lack of licence

Reported by Haydee | 21 Mar, 2018

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.

Yennora company fined for worker crush

Reported by Stephen | 19 Mar, 2018

A Yennora company and its director have been fined $87,500 over a workplace incident in which a man suffered serious crush injuries.