Health Minister Greg Hunt has warned manufacturers, importers and sellers of protective face masks that anyone found distributing counterfeit or faulty items in breach of national standards will face court action.
Month: May 2020
A building company and its subcontractors have been fined a total of $620,000 after one man was killed and another injured when a brick wall fell on them at a Sydney building site.
A man is dead and an injured woman has been flown to Orange Hospital after a workplace incident on a property in Cathundral, west of Dubbo.
Otago Rural Management Limited was fined $270,937 at the Queenstown District Court after the worker was injured by a falling gate in June 2017.
A Bayswater company has been fined after an employee was left with “traumatic” injuries when gas cylinders in his ute blew up.
Almost 20 Victorians are on WorkCover for either contracting coronavirus or suffering mental illness in the pandemic with the number expected to rise due to the Cedar Meats outbreak.
Zammit Ham & Bacon Curers Pty Ltd was convicted and fined $75,000 after pleading guilty to a breach of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, after an incident resulting in the serious injury of an employee at its Pendle Hill worksite in September 2017.
Second case was identified on 26 April, but workers say they were not offered masks until 30 April
Emergency services were called to a construction site in Oxford Street, just off James Street in Woollahra, at 9.15 am, following reports that a brick wall had collapsed.
The WA State government is planning an urgent Farm Safety Summit to improve workplace safety in the agriculture sector.
The workplace watchdog on Wednesday confirmed it had launched an investigation into Cedar Meats as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases from the Brooklyn meatworks climbed to 88.
A contractor at a nickel mine in Western Australia’s south east has been fined $11,000 after a machine loaded with pipes rolled and almost injured his daughter and another employee.
A farmer has died after he was thrown from an ATV in central Victoria.
Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston will hold an urgent Farm Safety Summit on Wednesday May 27 to discuss with relevant groups how to improve workplace safety in Western Australia’s Agriculture industry.
The Queensland firm has been linked to a series of collapsed deals to supply large quantities of rapid Covid-19 test kits