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Manager fined after worker fall

Reported by Stephen | 30 Jun, 2017

A manager at a Perth-based roofing company has been fined $7500 over an incident in which a worker was seriously injured after he fell through a skylight.

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Transport company fined for worker’s injury

Reported by Stephen | 10 Mar, 2016

A WA transport company has been fined $75,000 and ordered to pay costs of $1,980 after a worker was struck in the head by the tailgate of a trailer, which had slipped off a forklift in their yard in January 2013.

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Worker killed at central Queensland mine

Reported by Stephen | 13 Mar, 2015

The mining industry suffered its fifth fatality for the year on Thursday morning, following the death of a worker at a central Queensland mine.

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Victorian construction worker killed

Reported by Stephen | 23 Feb, 2015

A construction worker has been killed after he reportedly fell from part of a construction at Melbourne’s Fitzroy North suburb, about 4 km north-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District.

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Workers urged to be cautious when working with storage drums

Reported by Stephen | 19 Jan, 2015

Following a Thursday morning workplace incident at an industrial site in Orange, where a worker suffered serious injuries when the 44 gallon drum he was cutting exploded, WorkCover NSW has urged workers to be extra careful when working with storage drums.

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Construction worker hospitalised after workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 08 Dec, 2014

A construction worker has been taken to hospital after a ceiling collapsed on him at a demolition site in Canberra. The incident occurred at Canberra House on Marcus Clarke Street on Thursday afternoon.

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Third CSG worker death under probe

Reported by Stephen | 25 Nov, 2014

Police have launched investigations into the death of a coal seam gas worker at the APLNG Reedy Creek camp near Yuleba, east of Roma last week.

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Company fined over workplace death

Reported by Stephen | 10 Nov, 2014

An aluminum company has been fined $68,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment following the death of a worker at its Perth-based refinery in September 2009.

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Worker killed in SA construction site

Reported by Stephen | 22 Oct, 2014

A construction worker has died after being struck by a truck at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide.

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Worker suffers severe burns in NT petrol blast

Reported by Stephen | 24 Sep, 2014

A petrol station worker is nursing severe burns to his hands, face, and abdomen following an explosion at a petrol station on the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory.

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Excavator rolls, kills operator

Reported by Stephen | 12 Sep, 2014

A worker has died after an excavator rolled down an embankment at Hunter Quarries in Karuah.

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Truck fire injures mine worker

Reported by Stephen | 10 Sep, 2014

A mine worker who suffered serious burns after a truck fire at the Bowen Basin mine is recovering in hospital.