Public Sector Workplace Injuries Increasing in WA

Reported by Zoe | 09 May, 2013

Public sector workplace injuries are on the rise in Western Australia and according to UnionsWA the government needs to improve return to work planning for their employees. A report release by the WA Auditor General revealed that over the last few years there has been a 3% rise in the incidence of injuries that caused …

Parents of killed worker not satisfied with court’s punishment on safety breaches

Reported by Haydee | 01 May, 2012

The family of a man killed at work says that court’s punishment on work safety breaches are too light after the victim’s former employer succeeded in halving its penalty. According to a report from The West Australian, the crane company was initially fined $180,000 for breaching workplace safety laws. This included a $90,000 fine for …