Two workers died after a concrete slab collapsed on them at a racecourse worksite.
The enforceable undertaking was accepted and WorkSafe is confident it will offer significant and ongoing commitments to improve work health and safety outcomes and compliance beyond what is required by the law.
A worker died on Wednesday after falling from a communications tower in Adelaide River, Northern Territory.
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.
The family of a metals and mining company who was fatally injured in a workplace accident in November 2015 has received more than $2000 through a fundraiser.
Tributes have been left at a building site in East Perth where two workers were crushed to death in a workplace incident on Wednesday morning.
A man was fatally injured in a suspected crushing accident at a sandblasting business in Ipswich.
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.