Coal Seam Gas Company Fined Over Worker Fatality in NSW

Reported by Zoe | 09 Sep, 2013

A 57-year-old worker died in August 2009 when he was hit in the head by a pipeline. At the time he was working at a coal seam gas mining site in NSW near Narrabri. The coal seam gas company pleaded guilty to breaching occupational health and safety laws” because they had not made sure that …

Harmonisation: Updates on Licensing for Earthmoving & Cranes

Reported by Lee | 31 Jan, 2012

There have been several changes to Australia’s health and safety laws as a result of harmonisation. Workplaces are suffering from some confusion about what has changed and when these changes will take effect for their own States and Territories. Currently, Queensland, Northern Territory, ACT and New South Wales have all adopted the new legislation, albeit …