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NZ city council fined over zookeeper’s death

Reported by Haydee | 19 Sep, 2016

New Zealand – Hamilton City Council has been ordered to pay reparations to the family of a zookeeper who died after being attacked by a tiger while working at Hamilton Zoo in 2015.

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New ACT Work Safety Commissioner announced

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jul, 2016

Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations, Mick Gentleman made the announcement on Tuesday, appointing Mr. Greg Jones as new work safety commissioner for ACT.

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Construction company fined over 2011 workplace fatality in Brisbane

Reported by Haydee | 13 May, 2016

The Federal Court in Brisbane handed down the penalty in Brisbane on Wednesday. The company breached the then Commonwealth Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991, which has been replaced by the Work Health and Safety Act that came into effect in 2012.

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Earthmoving company fined $110,000 for work safety breaches

Reported by Haydee | 04 Apr, 2016

The Industrial Court handed down a $111,000 fine plus court fees to an earth moving company for failing to comply with providing a primary duty of care and for failing to comply with their health and safety duty, thereby exposing an individual to a risk of death or serious injury or illness.