WA: WorkSafe Releases Guide on Decorative Stones and Tiles

Reported by Admin | 10 Aug, 2010

WorkSafe has published a guide for importers, suppliers and tilers of decorative stones, natural stones and pebbles. It is also aimed at construction firms and decorators who regularly use stone products in residential and commercial homes. The safety watchdog says working with these products could be hazardous to the health of anyone handling them. It …

WA: Flooring Firm Fined over Sub-contractor’s Fall

Reported by Admin | 16 Jun, 2010

The Rockingham Magistrates Court has fined a flooring company on June 10 over injuries suffered by a sub-contractor after falling through an unprotected stairwell. The company pleaded guilty after failing to provide edge protection on the building site in Rockingham. It was fined $4000 by the Court. The Court heard a private residence was being …