Company fined for worker’s crush injuries

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jul, 2014

A painting firm was fined $80,000 plus legal fees on Wednesday due to severe injuries that a 22-year old worker suffered while at work.

WorkCover calls for a roundtable discussion on crane safety

Reported by Haydee | 29 Nov, 2012

Photo: SafetyCulture Library WorkCover NSW is calling for a special crane industry roundtable discussion next Tuesday in the wake of the crane collapse at inner Sydney’s construction site. Read SafetyCulture report General Manager of WorkCover’s Work Health and Safety Division John Watson said the outcome could have been tragic, and had put the safety spotlight …

Mobile crane industry association launched safety training CD

Reported by Haydee | 03 Jul, 2012

The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) has recently launched its latest safety training CD, ‘Dogging in the Workplace.’ In a news release, CICA revealed that they have been consulting with industry since last year to develop the new safety training material. “I am quite excited with the release of this new CD,” said CICA …