Father of teen worker who fell to his death wants answers

Reported by Haydee | 10 Jan, 2017

The father of a 17-year-old worker who died after falling at a Perth construction site is demanding for answers after he was told that his son was not wearing a safety harness during the incident.

Accident in Perth Car Dealership Claims Life

Reported by Admin | 12 Jul, 2013

A man died on Wednesday at a car dealership in Perth after reportedly being crushed by a car. Allegedly the man died after he was crushed by a car after the collapse of a mechanical support beam at around 3pm yesterday in Attadale on the Canning Highway. Paramedics were unable to revive the worker and …

Truck Driver Fatality on Tonkin Highway in Perth

Reported by Admin | 28 May, 2013

A truck driver was killed at Maddington in the North East of Perth about 8pm on Sunday evening. According to police the 41-year-old truck driver was hit by a car that was northbound on the Tonkin Highway. At the time of the incident the truck driver was wearing black and standing next to his truck …

Tradesman Receives Electric Shock in Perth CBD

Reported by Admin | 20 Oct, 2012

A tradesman working in the basement of a St Georges Terrace building in the Perth CBD received an electric shock about 1.30 yesterday from a switchboard. The man reportedly suffered minor burns to his arms and face and was transported to the Royal Perth Hospital in a stable condition. Apparently a fire started as a …

WA: 4Thought Information Session Managing Drugs/Alcohol at Work

Reported by Admin | 23 Sep, 2012

The next 4Thought lunchtime information session in Perth is “It’s no fun – managing drugs and alcohol at work”. The session explores the complexities involved with workplace drug and alcohol testing and provides advice on how to review and assess the situation for positive outcomes. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch to the session on …

Building company fined after tilt-up panels collapse

Reported by Haydee | 09 May, 2012

A building company was fined $15,000 after four concrete tilt-up panels collapsed at a Perth construction site in 2008. The company pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that the removal of temporary bracing of the concrete panels was in accordance with relevant Australian Standard. According to investigations, four labourers were working with the panels and …