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Worker falls fatally in Geelong

Reported by Haydee | 20 Nov, 2015

This incident is the sixth recorded fatality in Victoria since 4 November. The incident prompted WorkSafe to remind workers to work safely in order to avoid injuries or deaths.

Painter Hospitalised in ACT after fall from a Ladder

Reported by Admin | 27 Sep, 2012

Photo: SafetyCulture Library A painter was taken to hospital with suspected broken bones and a back injury yesterday after he fell several metres off a ladder when he was painting a house in O’Conner ACT yesterday. According to an ABC News report the health of the injured worker is improving. Mark McCabe, the ACT WorkSafe …

WA wine producer fined $60,000 for ladder fall incident

Reported by Haydee | 07 Mar, 2012

A wine producer has been fined $60,000 after pleading guilty for failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace resulting to a worker’s head injuries from ladder fall, reports Perth Now. The Albany Magistrates Court heard that the worker was cleaning the exteriors of a six-metre-tall wine tank  in July 2008 and was using an …

Paramedics warn Victorians as five ladder falls happened over the past week

Reported by Haydee | 21 Dec, 2011

Paramedics warn Victorians to be careful when working with ladders after a popular music guru received serious injuries from a ladder fall. This was followed by four similar incidents over the weekend. The Herald Sun reports that the 58-year old music guru fell three metres to the ground as he was putting up Christmas decorations …