An injured worker who said he could only walk 100m even with a walking stick has had his lies uncovered by surveillance video.
Month: December 2020
The workplace accident is one of the most frequent circumstances that exist, in fact, according to the International Labor Organisation, almost 1 million accidents of this type occur every day, around the world.
A highly qualified tradesman who suffered a gruesome injury on the worksite of a major new Cairns hotel has launched a massive $3.7 million claim.
The 48-year-old man, from Morphettville, was found unresponsive on the roof of the Aberfoyle Hub Shopping Centre, in Adelaide’s south, just before 10pm Friday.
A Queensland construction company and its director have been fined after a worker injured his back falling through a garbage chute opening on a building site.
A man has died in a workplace accident at an abattoir in WA’s south-west – the second workplace fatality at the site this year.
Fivestar Demolition and Render Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court last Thursday to failing to provide or maintain a workplace that was safe and without risks to health and failing to ensure that people other than employees were not exposed to risks to health.
A worker has been killed at an underground gold mine 345 kilometres east of Kalbarri after being struck by a mining vehicle.
A construction worker has sustained “significant injuries” after a brick wall collapsed on top of him at a building site in Sydney’s east.
A man is fighting for life after suffering serious head and arm injuries in a workplace incident involving a forklift at the Port of Brisbane this afternoon.
An electrician who injured his back helping to carry a 400-kilogram switchboard has been awarded almost $1.3 million for injuries he sustained while working for Canberra electrical provider ActewAGL.
The Adelaide Crows are co-operating with SafeWork SA after the government body confirmed it was conducting a “comprehensive” investigation into the Crows’ controversial pre-season camp held before the start of the 2018 season.
In Walker v Greenmountain Food Processing Pty Ltd  QSC 329, the Supreme Court of Queensland found in favour of an injured worker who climbed onto a roof to inspect a boiler failure, at nightfall after drinking alcohol. He was awarded over $960,000 and his damages were not reduced for contributory negligence.
A man is in hospital with significant facial injuries after being hit in the face during a workplace accident in Sydney’s north-west.
One of the main contractors on the $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link Project has been fined $150,000 for failing to provide a safe workplace after a worker suffered electrical burns to 38 per cent of their body.