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Worker falls from tower to his death

Reported by Haydee | 05 Feb, 2016

A worker died on Wednesday after falling from a communications tower in Adelaide River, Northern Territory.

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Farm and director fined for worker’s fatal fall

Reported by Haydee | 27 Jan, 2016

The Court determined that the risk of falling from the roof was foreseeable and the incident could have prevented if the company only completed a risk assessment and put safe work procedures in place.


Company fined over death of livestock driver

Reported by Haydee | 04 Jun, 2015

A company was convicted and had to face a fine of $250,000 in the County Court this week over the death of a driver in 2013. The company pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that people other than its own employees were not exposed to risks to their health or safety. In September 2014, the …


Man fatally injured in bobcat incident

Reported by Haydee | 25 May, 2015

A man was fatally injured after he was crushed by a bobcat he was working on in his backyard in Toogoolawah in Brisbane.


Ex-Dragons player dies in workplace incident

Reported by Haydee | 03 Dec, 2014

A former U20s Rugby League player of the St George Illawarra Dragons died Monday morning after suffering crush injuries in a workplace incident.


Charges laid for worker’s death in ACT

Reported by Haydee | 25 Jul, 2014

Work Safety Commissioner Mark McCabe has announced on Wednesday that charges have been laid in relation to the death of a worker after he was struck by a concrete boom at work in July 2012.

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Is your job one of the deadliest in Australia?

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jul, 2014

Each year hundreds of Australian workers die from work-related injuries. Safe Work Australia recorded more than two thousand work-related deaths over the past eleven years. The agriculture, forestry and fishing industry recorded the highest number of fatalities in 2013 (49), followed by the transport, postal and warehousing (46) and construction (19) industries.

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Company fined over unsafe work environment

Reported by Haydee | 04 Mar, 2014

A scrap metal yard has been fined $80,000 and $3000 in costs over a worker’s death in November 2011 due to unsafe work environment.