WA: Seven Workers Sacked For Planking at Mines

Reported by Therese | 12 Jun, 2011

About seven workers at two mining sites in the Pilbara region were suspended or dismissed from work over the weekend, after it was proven that they were planking at the worksite. ABC Radio said two of these sacked mine workers were doing the act, while the rest were taking photos or watching. One of them …

Workplace Planking Craze Goes Viral

Reported by Admin | 23 May, 2011

The latest craze to hit workplaces across Australia is known as “planking”, where employees are photographed laying horizontally in unusual places. Two Australian workers last week gained world wide publicity after being sacked by Santos for planking on two smoke stacks 60 metres in the air at their refinery in Whyalla, South Australia. The Santos …