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Crane hire and rigging company convicted for work safety breach

Reported by Haydee | 16 May, 2017

A crane hire and rigging company has been convicted and fined $11,800 after pleading guilty to two breaches of Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act for failing to comply with a health and safety duty.

WA: Innovative OHS Solutions Recognised in Work Safety Awards

Reported by Admin | 04 Nov, 2010

The winners of this year’s Work Safety Awards Western Australia have been announced on Friday. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Nina Lyhne said the winners were great examples of excellent workplace innovations and occupational safety and health systems in the state. “These awards provide the opportunity for innovative Western Australians to gain national recognition for their achievements,” …

VIC: Worker Flung Out of Crane

Reported by Admin | 26 Apr, 2010

A worker has been thrown out of a crane’s cabin at a construction site in Melbourne on Thursday. The incident took place around 5.30pm at a Springvale shopping complex. Early reports indicate that a counterbalance of the crane fell off. The construction worker, who was held by his safety harness, was left suspended 40 metres …