Cleaner Blamed for Fall Injury in Adelaide

Reported by Admin | 29 Jan, 2013

A major fast food retailer has told a hearing in an Adelaide court that a cleaner who slipped and fell outside one of its shops is responsible for her own injuries. The 60 year old cleaner said that she feel after she slipped on some liquid spilled in an access passage at the back of …

SafeWork SA reminds retailers of Australia Day shop trading hours

Reported by Haydee | 25 Jan, 2013

With Australia Day falling on a Saturday this year, SafeWork SA is reminding retailers that the public holiday will be observed the following Monday, 28 January. “Saturday 26 January is not a public holiday and will be a normal Saturday trading day across the State,” said SafeWork SA Executive Director Bryan Russell. “Public holiday trading …

Company Receives Fine Over Crush Injury

Reported by Admin | 05 Dec, 2012

A steel blasting company in Adelaide has received a conviction and a fine of $56,000 after an incident where one of their workers received a permanent injury to their leg. They pleaded guilty to breaching the occupational health and safety laws as they failed to ensure the safety of their employee. The incident happened in …

Loader Accident Claims Life in SA

Reported by Admin | 06 Aug, 2012

Just before 9am this morning a 54-year-old truck driver from Pooraka in South Australia lost his life in a workplace accident. A front-end loader struck him and pinned him against a concrete wall at his workplace, garden supply business in Golden Grove in the north eastern suburbs of Adelaide The man, a long-term employee of …