A man has died after a worksite accident at the IMAX Theatre in Darling Harbour in Sydney.
Month: November 2019
A Brisbane builder has been fined $110,000 after a worker fell and was impaled on a steel bar while constructing a house in Balmoral.
A Northland building business has been ordered to pay $151,000 after a worker was injured in what WorkSafe called “devastating consequences.”
A large national company with ties to an international entity which specialises in the manufacturing and supply of industrial gases was yesterday sentenced in the Richlands Magistrates Court.
A Laverton North company and its director have been fined $55,500 after discharging waste water contaminated with a corrosive industrial chemical into a drain.
A McDonald’s restaurant in Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid North Coast is under investigation by WorkSafe NSW following reports that staff were ordered to keep working despite being told by fire authorities to evacuate.
A South Australian electrical company that employed two supervisors who doused an apprentice in petrol before setting his clothes on fire has been fined $15,000.
A worker who suffered head injuries after falling inside a crane in Melbourne has been rescued and is now in hospital in a stable condition.
A Parkville Youth Justice Centre worker was taken to hospital with facial fractures after he was assaulted when he tried to break up a fight on Sunday afternoon.
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 63-year-old truck driver at a workplace in Wootatting (near York) earlier this week.
A man, aged in his 30s, had his hand crushed by a machine in a workplace accident at Wesfeeds in Bentley on Thursday afternoon.
A Darling Downs cropping operation has been fined $75,000 over a workplace accident where a worker was caught in a trench after it collapsed.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHS Queensland) is investigating an incident from August 2019 where a young worker suffered serious hand injuries at a meat processing plant in Brisbane. It is believed the worker’s hand was severed while he was operating a guillotine-style slicing machine used to cut frozen meat.
When the castaways of Survivor were made to eat cow brains, they probably didn’t consider that to be part of their “job”.