The Victorian government says it is actively surveilling businesses failing to adhere to social distancing and personal protective equipment rules, under an ongoing WorkSafe “blitz” designed to promote compliance with COVID-19 regulations.
Month: September 2020
Australia’s health regulator has fined dozens of companies more than $800,000 for unlawfully advertising or illegally importing health products to profit from the pandemic.
In a historic decision, the Federal Court of Australia has ruled that workers have a legal right to toilet breaks and to drink water while at the workplace.
A spokeswoman for NSW Ambulance told 9News the man, believed to be aged in his 60s, is being treated at hospital for burns to his chest, back, torso, neck and arms.
A manufacturing company has been fined $165,000 after a worker’s hand was partially severed when it was caught in a press.
A residential construction company has been fined $850,000 following the death of a tradesman who fell from a building site in Kalkallo.