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Scaffolder fined for worker’s fall

Reported by Haydee | 28 Oct, 2015

The Perth-based scaffolder pleaded guilty to failing to take reasonable care to ensure the safety of another person and was fined in the Fremantle Magistrates Court last week.

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Crane driver fined for safety negligence

Reported by Haydee | 02 Oct, 2015

A crane driver was found guilty of failing to take reasonable care of the safety of others and was fined $2500 plus costs of $594 following an incident in which the crane he was operating brought down power lines in Osborne Park.

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Warning on quad bike dangers issued

Reported by Haydee | 23 Sep, 2015

Consumer Protection and WorkSafe WA issued a warning on the dangers of quad bikes after three fatalities were recorded this year so far.

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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.


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.


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.