The newly appointed General Manager comes to WorkSafe New Zealand with vast experience as a high hazards regulator in the United Kingdom and will be a tremendous asset to WorkSafe.
A stone supplier has been fined $50,000 without conviction following an incident where a 182kg stone benchtop fell on a worker’s foot, resulting in the loss of his three toes.
Employers whose negligence leads to a death of a worker will now face up to 20 years in jail under new proposed laws in Victoria.
A cold storage food distributor has been fined $45,000 plus $2900 in costs following an incident where a contract worker suffered serious ammonia gas burns.
Worksafe has launched an investigation to establish the cause of an explosion at a central Victoria grain mill on Saturday afternoon.
Figures released in the WorkSafe Victoria mid-year report shows the number of injury claims per million hours worked fell 1.9 per cent to 6.16 in the six months from July to December 2017.
A worker has died after he was crushed by a road roller near Mildura.
A carpenter has died after he fell from the first floor of a house north of Melbourne.
WorkSafe ACT is investigating after a contract worker on Canberra’s light rail project was reportedly thrown two metres by an electric shock on Wednesday.
WorkSafe WA is again warning employers to carefully check High-Risk Work Licences after discovering another falsified licence.
Gisborne, New Zealand – The death of a worker in 2014 resulted in a $80,000 fine and $100,000 reparation for a logging transport operator.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating after a man was killed in a workplace incident in Northern Victoria.
A worker is in a critical condition and another suffered serious injuries after falling on a cliff at Phillip Island, in south east Victoria on Monday.
Unions are sounding the alarm over proposed cuts to State Government agency WorkSafe saying the decision will stifle the operations of the safety watchdog, thus putting at risk the safety of Western Australian workers.
EnergySafety have issued new safety measures after two people have died and several others critically injured when a power transformer exploded at the Morley Galleria shopping centre in Perth.
Grocon has been charged over a fatal wall collapsed on Swanson Street in Melbourne which resulted to the deaths of three people in Melbourne’s CBD last year.
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a man in Jurien Bay last Friday.
Investigators are puzzled why a worker who was fatally injured in a logging accident at a pine plantation in Myamyn last week left the cabin of an operating tree harvester.
Photo: SafetyCulture Library An almond processor announced the completion of its investigation into the death of a farm worker in north-west Victoria in 2013. The 55-year –old worker was operating a tractor at an almond orchard at Robinvale south of Mildura, when he died in August last year. The police and WorkSafe investigated the incident …
Concerns have been raised regarding the conditions workers are expected to work under at Melbourne’s Station Pier. Workers who have been sacked from a stevedoring company have said that workers are forced to “manage dangerous machinery without support, breathe carbon monoxide in confined spaces” and are threatened with violence if the talk to their managers …
Photo: SafetyCulture Library A crane driver died after falling from 10 storeys at a construction site in Melbourne’s CBD Monday morning. According to initial reports, the man fell at the construction site on the corner of Lonsdale and Elizabeth streets just before 7:40am. All workers have stopped work today to give way to investigations. A …