Safety inspection to focus on waste and recycling industry

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jan, 2016

Inspections will focus on operational priority areas of manual tasks, machine guarding, mobile plant and vehicle movement, falls from height, electricity, hazardous substances and slips, trips and falls.


Beijing to raise work safety standards

Reported by Haydee | 04 Jan, 2016

It will push factories to upgrade to raise work safety standards. Companies who will not comply will have to face penalties.

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Company fined for worker’s serious head injury

Reported by Haydee | 08 Oct, 2015

A demolition company in Sydney has been fined $120,000 following an incident in 2013 where a worker suffered serious head injury after a steel bar pierce into his skull while operating an excavator.

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Crane driver fined for safety negligence

Reported by Haydee | 02 Oct, 2015

A crane driver was found guilty of failing to take reasonable care of the safety of others and was fined $2500 plus costs of $594 following an incident in which the crane he was operating brought down power lines in Osborne Park.