One of Australia’s largest paper manufacturer has been fined more than $400,000 following a forklift driver’s death almost three years ago.
A truck driver was charged over the death of his co-worker at a worksite in Newcastle.
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 …
A man was fatally injured after he was crushed by a bobcat he was working on in his backyard in Toogoolawah in Brisbane.
A stone benchtop manufacturer and installer in Bayswater has been fined $120,000 over the fatal incident in 2011.
The County Court upheld an appeal over the insufficiency of a fine given to a recycling company following the death of a worker in 2012.
A former U20s Rugby League player of the St George Illawarra Dragons died Monday morning after suffering crush injuries in a workplace incident.
Safety barriers and speed humps removed from construction site days before worker’s tragic death, says union
A union claims that safety barriers and speed humps were removed at a warehouse club’s construction site days before a landscape gardener died when he was struck by a truck on a service road.
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.
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.
New data released by Safe Work Australia showed that Australian workplaces have recorded the lowest number of work-related deaths in 11 years.
Two miners were fatally injured when a wall collapsed at a coal mine near Paxton in the Hunter Valley on Tuesday.
WorkCover is currently investigating the death of a cotton gin worker near Moree.
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.
As at 26 January 2014, 22 Australian workers have died at work.
An inquest into the death of a mine worker at a copper mine in the Goldfields heard that he may have been trying to construct a safety barrier.
Photo: SafetyCulture Library An almond processor announced the completion of its investigation into the death of a farm worker in north-west Victoria in 2013. The 55-year –old worker was operating a tractor at an almond orchard at Robinvale south of Mildura, when he died in August last year. The police and WorkSafe investigated the incident …
Photo: SafetyCulture Library A 38-year old worker died following an explosion near Goulbourn on Monday. Police and emergency services were called to South Marulan Road, Marulan after reports of an explosion. Officers from Goulburn Local Area Command saw a pantec truck and grassed area on fire. The fire was extinguished and the victim was brought …
Photo: SafetyCulture Library WorkCover NSW reminded workers to observe safety when working with electricity and powerlines after a recent analysis revealed that there had been two electrocutions and 14 electric shocks in a recent 12-month period. The WorkCover analysis covers data from August 2012 to August 2013. “In one instance, a worker was installing air-conditioning …
Safe Work Australia has recently released the Notifiable Fatalities Monthly Report for September 2013, and 14 more work-related fatalities have been added to the official toll. The report shows that 8 male workers and 5 bystanders died in September 2013. These figures bring the death toll to 152 from January to September 2013. Of these …
Photo: SafetyCulture Library A worker has died at the Christmas Creek Mine in Pilbara, the second death at the iron ore mine in less than five months. According to The Australian, the 23-year-old contractor was carrying out maintenance work on large mining machinery when the accident happened overnight. The worker’s death happened just months after …