Two companies have been fined more than $750,000 after a worker who was trying to clear an industrial pile driver was crushed to death at an SA solar farm.
Month: January 2021
A Bentley school lunch and pre-packaged food supplier has been fined $30,000 after a bungled order sent a young girl into anaphylactic shock.
A construction worker has suffered ‘heavy blood loss’ when his chainsaw kicked back and hit him in his neck in a horror workplace accident.
A 61-year-old man has died in a workplace accident in the Riverland after being struck by his own truck at a winery at Loxton this morning.
A well known Tablelands farming family is in mourning after a farmer was killed when his tractor rolled on him on a rural Peeramon property.
A father-of-two from the Upper Hunter has been remembered as a talented polo player and a “complete gentlemen” after a fatal workplace accident. He was a superior sportsman and a “true gentleman”.
A construction company has been hit with a massive fine following the death of a worker. The tragic chain of events with led to the young dad’s death were revealed in court.
A “bloody, violent attack” by a patient at a regional NSW hospital has left workers with “flesh torn from (their) body”, bite wounds, concussion, broken ribs, torn cartilage and other injuries, the health workers’ union says.
Dozens of companies in Victoria are being probed and could face prosecution over potential COVID-19 safety breaches.
A worker who suffers cystic fibrosis has been awarded compensation for a lung transplant he needed as a result of a foot injury while at work, despite not telling his employer of his long term illness.