Grain cooperative fined after worker’s serious hand injury

Reported by Haydee | 27 Sep, 2017

The cooperative pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment and, by that failure, causing serious harm to an employee, and was fined in the Southern Cross Magistrates Court last week.


Powder coating industry inspection finds improvements

Reported by Stephen | 08 Nov, 2016

A proactive inspection program focusing on safety issues in powder coating and abrasive blasting in Western Australian workplaces has found a noticeable improvement in safety practices.


Labour hire company fined for failing to ensure safety of workers

Reported by Haydee | 19 Aug, 2016

Labour hire companies should share the responsibility of ensuring the safety of workers they send to a workplace or face large fines and legal actions. This was the case of a labour hire company, which has been fined $20,000 for failing to ensure the safety of its labour hire workers who were supplied to a waste recycling company.


Pokemon Go players warned against entering construction sites

Reported by Haydee | 18 Aug, 2016

Pokemon Go is the latest reality game to take the world by storm, but with several incidents resulting in serious injuries and near fatalities, WorkSafe has issued a warning to players to stay clear of construction sites.