SA: Worksite Blaze Leads to Fines for Construction Firm

Reported by Julia | 24 Sep, 2010

A construction company has been fined close to $20,000 by the SA Industrial Court yesterday over a worksite fire in 2008. Industrial Magistrate Michael Ardlie heard a worker was cutting metal in a construction site in South Australia in March 2008 when sparks set the dry grass in the premises ablaze. It then developed into …

QLD: Man Escapes from Blazing Crane

Reported by Julia | 22 Jul, 2010

A mobile crane has burst in flames after falling from a bridge near Collinsville on Tuesday. The crane driver has gotten out of the equipment in the nick of time before becoming engulfed by the fire. The 44-year-old Bowen man sustained head lacerations due to the accident. The crash, which happened in the early hours …