Victorian Fuel Supplies Threatened by Safety Audit

Reported by Admin | 07 Oct, 2013

Victorian motorists will know this afternoon whether they are likely to experience a fuel shortage whilst VicRoads is finishing an audit of the truck company that was involved in the fatal Sydney tanker accident last week. Thirty-six of the trucking company’s trucks have been stopped for safety faults in Victoria so far and the company …

SA: Produce Firm Fined Over Worker’s Amputated Fingers

Reported by Admin | 04 Oct, 2010

A produce wholesaler has been fined $44,000 by an Industrial Court after an employee severed his fingers to the moving blades of a fan in a worksite accident. The Pooraka-based operator pleaded guilty on Wednesday to breaching section 19(1) of the Occupational Health Safety and Welfare Act 1986 in failing to ensure the safety of …

SA: Work at Desal Plant Resumes

Reported by Admin | 26 Jul, 2010

The suspension of construction work has been lifted at an Adelaide’s desalination plant on Friday following a site safety audit. Work was suspended after a 35-year-old worker died at the site on July 16. The use of a soft sling lift has been blamed for the death of the worker. The man was hit by …