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WA company fined for workers’ serious injuries

Reported by Haydee | 07 Aug, 2015

An electrical switchboard manufacturer in Hazelmere, Western Australia has been fined $180,000 over an incident in which two workers were seriously injured after falling from a scissor lift.

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Live electrical work banned in WA

Reported by Stephen | 07 Aug, 2015

Live electrical work will be banned in WA following the deaths of three electrical workers in Western Australia over the past two years.

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Small business safety page launched

Reported by Haydee | 24 Feb, 2015

A new online assistance program to help small businesses comply with their workplace safety and health obligation s have been launched on Monday.

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Public comment on WA’s workplace safety laws accepted

Reported by Haydee | 24 Oct, 2014

WorkSafe WA is encouraging Western Australians to contribute to the State’s future workplace safety and health system by giving their comment on the draft Work Health and Safety Bill 2014 (the ‘Green Bill’).

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Bakery fined for worker’s crush injuries

Reported by Haydee | 29 Sep, 2014

A bakery in Applecross, Western Australia has been fined $9000 and more than $900 in costs over serious injuries of a worker when he was trapped in a dough mixer.

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Furniture company fined over worker fall

Reported by Haydee | 09 Jul, 2014

A furniture retailer has been fined $30,000 after two of its employees were injured when an elevating work platform toppled over at one of its stores.

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WA business fined over worker’s crushed thumb

Reported by Haydee | 26 Jun, 2014

A vegetable packing and export business in Wattleup has been fined $33,000 and around $1,200 in costs due to lack of machinery guarding which resulted to a worker’s thumb being crushed.