A construction company has been issued five “fall from height” improvement notices since a carpenter fell more than three metres and died on its watch.
Month: July 2020
A 34yo Yarra Ranges family has been left devastated after a man was crushed to death while repairing a truck.
United Access Pty Ltd was sentenced in the Melbourne County Court on Wednesday last week following the August 2017 death of a worker who was thrown from a mobile elevated work platform (EWP).
Apart from ensuring that employees had the technology and resources necessary to work from home, the biggest concern for many was work health and safety. Work health and safety obligations continue to operate while employees are working from home, and employers must be careful to implement strategies to help discharge these obligations in the absence of physical control over the employee’s workspace.
A coronavirus outbreak at a Melbourne law firm is being probed following claims from a number of workers about its coronavirus practices.
A Victorian business has been fined $85,000 over the death of a worker who was hit and thrown from a lift he was moving.
Dreamworld’s parent company Ardent Leisure has been charged over the 2016 theme park tragedy that killed four people when the Thunder River Rapids ride malfunctioned at the Gold Coast park.
An underground miner has been seriously injured in an accident at a gold mine in Western Australia.
A man has suffered critical injuries after falling 3m off a roof at Wahroonga Public School on Sydney’s north shore. Emergency services have described it as a “workplace accident”.
A 35-year-old man has been crushed to death by a metal beam in a horrific workplace accident in Smithfield, in western Sydney.
OH&S has never been more important in the industy than it has been in 2020. Monit has been providing panel shops with workplace health and safety (WHS) solutions for over 20 years, with its latest Virtual Consultant App being a world first.
From July 1, Victorian employers that fail to meet health and safety obligations face tough new penalties should their negligence lead to a worker dying on the job.