WA: Company fined after man dies in hose accident

Reported by Julia | 12 May, 2010

The Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court has fined a goldfields drilling firm after one of its employees died in a workplace accident in 2007. A 19-year old man was working at Gindalbie Station when a pressure hose struck him three years ago, leading to his death. The Court was told last month the company did not heed …

WA: Company to be sentenced over young worker’s death

Reported by Julia | 16 Apr, 2010

A drilling company is about to be sentenced next month over a workplace incident which cost the life of its worker in 2007. The Goldfields company has pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain systems of work. In March 2007, a 19-year-old employee was working at a Gindalbie Station, 50 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie. …