WA: Seafarer Killed Due to Dangerous Position – Report

Reported by Admin | 30 Sep, 2010

A mariner who was killed on board a floating storage, north of Dampier in WA, placed himself in a precarious situation, a report reveals. The 43-year-old man died on December 24 2008 after being hit in the head with a heavy line while crew members disconnected the ship from its mooring buoy. They were trying …

ACT: Restaurant’s Fine Increased on Appeal

Reported by Admin | 10 Sep, 2010

The ACT Supreme Court has today increased the penalty of a restaurant in inner-north Canberra for a safety breach in food handling. In February 2009, a health inspector noticed meat was being prepared and defrosted in an uncovered carpark behind the owner’s Chinese restaurant in Dickson. She claimed the food outside was attracting wild birds. …