Two companies fined over worker fall

Reported by Stephen | 04 Oct, 2018

Two businesses have been fined more than $200,000 combined, after a worker fell two stories on a Sydney construction site.


Bankstown builder fined over workplace death

Reported by Stephen | 30 Mar, 2018

A Bankstown building contractor has been fined $405,000 after a 19-year-old apprentice died after he fell while building a walkway platform.

Yennora company fined for worker crush

Reported by Stephen | 19 Mar, 2018

A Yennora company and its director have been fined $87,500 over a workplace incident in which a man suffered serious crush injuries.


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.


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.


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.


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.