Roofing company and Director fined over worker’s fall

Reported by Haydee | 21 Sep, 2013

Photo: SafetyCulture Library A roofing company including its Director have been fined $100,000 and more than $2200 in costs over an incident in which a worker suffered serious injuries after falling from a roof. The roofing company and its Director pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe work environment and because of that failure, …

WA: Man fined for unsafe work practices

Reported by Haydee | 15 May, 2013

Photo: SafetyCulture Library A roofing contractor was fined $2500.00 for conducting work on a roof without sufficient fall prevention system. The contractor pleaded guilty to failing to provide adequate fall prevention where there was a risk that a person could fall two metres or more, and was fined in the Mandurah Magistrates Court last week. …

Cleaner Blamed for Fall Injury in Adelaide

Reported by Zoe | 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 …

Worker seriously injured from fall

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jun, 2012

A worker from Kilmore was injured after falling 2.4m at a housing development at Doreen on Thursday. WorkSafe is conducting an investigation over the incident which happened around 8.10am at a Midland Rd. Site. Initial investigation found that the man was on top of a house frame marking the location of roof trusses. He was …