Scrap metal business fined after worker loses finger

Reported by Haydee | 22 Sep, 2015

A scrap metal business in South Australia was convicted and fined $39,000 in the Industrial Magistrates Court for failing to provide and maintain a safe system of work to protect workers while loading and unloading trucks.

$120,000 Fine Over Workplace Injuries

Reported by Admin | 08 Aug, 2012

A $120,000 fine has been handed out to a business in North Brisbane after one worker was crushed between a silo and crane and another caught an arm in a manufacturing machine. The business entered a plea of guilty at the Brisbane Industrial Magistrates Court to a breach of the Workplace health and Safety Act …

Abattoir fined after process worker endures severe hand injury

Reported by Haydee | 14 Dec, 2011

A meat processor based in Adelaide Hills was convicted and fined by the Industrial Court after a teen worker was injured while doing holiday work. The company pleaded guilty to violating workplace safety laws in their failure to ensure the safety of their employee. SafeWork investigation revealed that the victim was employed as a process …