A Gympie workplace health and safety accident that left a senior employee with two fractured legs has left a timber business with a big bill to pay
Month: March 2021
A man has been rushed to hospital following a workplace accident on the northern Gold Coast this afternoon.
A small business owner is facing the prospect of a lengthy prison sentence after pleading guilty to gross negligence that resulted in the death of a young worker on Western Australia’s south coast last year.
In 2018 a supermarket worker was moving a two metre high bakery trolley which had been loaded with bread products from the bakery of the supermarket.
A man has died after falling from the roof of an eight-story building at a construction site in Sydney’s south-west.
Australia’s second largest gold producer Northern Star Resources Ltd was fined a total of $150,000 in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on 8 March 2021, after two workers were injured in a vehicle collision underground.
Almost the entire political class would prefer to ignore an ongoing criminal investigation into the Victorian government for its inept handling of hotel quarantine that led to nearly 800 deaths, Peta Crelin writes.
Developments late last week confirm that the Victorian government — including Premier Daniel Andrews — is under investigation for indictable criminal offences. The investigation by WorkSafe Victoria relates to the failed hotel quarantine program of 2020 and alleged breaches of health and safety laws.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety says a WA mine worker was injured after an electronic cigarette battery spontaneously ignited in his pocket.
A Perth traffic controller has had his leg amputated after he and a co-worker were injured in an alleged hit-run.
New research shows clear communication is essential for first responders in order to keep themselves and their colleagues safe from near misses while attending crash sites.
The guidance from Safe Work Australia comes as Gladys Berejiklian suggests people might need to be vaccinated to go on a flight or enter hospitality venues
On 31 August 2020, Mr McLean pleaded guilty in the Brisbane Magistrates Court to 10 charges of dishonesty in relation to a claim for compensation made under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003. On 19 November 2020, Mr McLean received a prison sentence for the offences. He appealed the decision in the District Court.
A man has been crushed to death in a shocking incident at a storage facility in Dandenong South.
NT WorkSafe has charged a Darwin mobile crane hire company over a serious incident where two workers suffered crush injuries.