Employment consultancy fined over workers lost

Reported by Haydee | 16 Aug, 2012

An employment consultancy was fined $50,000 and $4631.65 in costs over workers lost in a remote area north-east of Kalgoorlie. The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment and was fined in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on Wednesday. The company was contracted to consult with disadvantaged job seekers through …

Two companies fined over death of workers

Reported by Haydee | 15 May, 2012

Two companies were fined $140,000 over the deaths of two workers during an explosion in Broome in 2008. The company which runs the Broome depot was fined $80,000 while the transport company fined with $60,000 over the death of these workers.They were also charged with failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment which …

Scaffolding company fined after worker sustained fall injuries

Reported by Haydee | 09 May, 2012

A scaffolding company has been fined $22,000 over an incident in which a worker was injured when he fell through an insufficiently protected void on a construction site. The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe work environment causing serious injuries to the worker. The scaffolding company was fined in the Perth Magistrates …