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Safety blitz focuses on forklift safety

Reported by Stephen | 06 Jun, 2018

Mr. Williams said safety inspectors visited 180 businesses in March 2018 and found significant safety breaches, leading to more than 90 notices.

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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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Fatality prompts safety alert

Reported by Stephen | 13 Nov, 2016

WorkSafe WA has issued a safety alert after a worker was fatally injured when the wooden box he was standing in overbalanced and fell on top of him.

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Woman injured in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 15 Aug, 2016

A young woman was struck and injured by a forklift while working at a food processing company in south east Queensland Thursday afternoon.

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Transport company fined for worker’s injury

Reported by Stephen | 10 Mar, 2016

A WA transport company has been fined $75,000 and ordered to pay costs of $1,980 after a worker was struck in the head by the tailgate of a trailer, which had slipped off a forklift in their yard in January 2013.

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Teen injured in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 22 Feb, 2016

The RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to an incident in southeast Queensland on Thursday morning to attend to a 19 year old male patient.

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Victoria cosmetics company fined after forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 14 Dec, 2015

A cosmetics distribution company was convicted and fined $75,000 at the Magistrates Court in Moorabbin last week following an incident in which a worker inside a cage was dropped by a forklift.

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Man injured in forklift incident at Brisbane worksite

Reported by Stephen | 22 Oct, 2015

A forklift incident at a southeast Queensland worksite has left a man nursing minor injuries. It is believed the man was pinned to a wall by a forklift at a worksite about 25km south-west of Brisbane on Wednesday morning.

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Teenager killed in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 06 Oct, 2015

A teenager has been killed in an incident involving a forklift near Stanthorpe. It is understood the teenager became trapped under a forklift that had left the road on Monday afternoon.

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Man injured in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 29 Jul, 2015

A man is recovering in hospital after being injured by a forklift in southeastern Queensland on Tuesday morning.

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Man dies after forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 27 Jan, 2015

A man has died in hospital following a forklift incident at a farm in Moonbi, 20km north of Tamworth.

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Man injured in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 14 Jan, 2015

Emergency services were called to a Sunshine Coast property on Monday afternoon after a man became trapped under a forklift.

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Baby injured in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 08 Dec, 2014

Victorian Work Cover Authority is investigating an incident where a nine month old baby was seriously injured after being struck by a forklift.