WA: Innovative OHS Solutions Recognised in Work Safety Awards

Reported by Julia | 04 Nov, 2010

The winners of this year’s Work Safety Awards Western Australia have been announced on Friday. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Nina Lyhne said the winners were great examples of excellent workplace innovations and occupational safety and health systems in the state. “These awards provide the opportunity for innovative Western Australians to gain national recognition for their achievements,” …

SA: Firm Pleads Guilty Over Gas Rig Death

Reported by Julia | 29 Jul, 2010

A drilling firm has pleaded guilty in the industrial court yesterday over a work-related death in its gas rig in Moomba. The company pleaded guilty to failing to maintain a safe work environment and failure to appoint a responsible officer to ensure the company met safety obligations. In January 2008, a 36-year-old drilling assistant from …