The health and safety watchdog has charged Victoria’s health department with 58 breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in relation to the state’s hotel quarantine program.
Month: September 2021
A Victorian metal treatment company has been fined $300,000 over the death of an employee who was crushed by a machine on a Victorian worksite.
Northern Territory WorkSafe has issued its first Incident Information Release (IIR) after three crush injuries involving machinery occurred in the territory over the past month.
A man has taken his own life at a West Melbourne building site, hours after a construction shutdown was announced.
A 60-year-old worker has died and another has been seriously injured after a coal mine shaft collapsed in central Queensland.
A roofing truss company (Melbourne Truss) is accused of failing to provide a safe work environment after a well-loved tradie was killed by a falling beam at a Point Cook site.
Cedar Meats, the Victorian abattoir at the centre of a major coronavirus outbreak last year, has been fined $15,000 after one of their employees crushed her arm during a shift.
Bunbury Hospital has been issued a WorkSafe improvement notice after five months of investigations into a “toxic” workplace culture.
Two workers at a suburban Brisbane bakery are lucky to be alive after they were allegedly shot at by armed robbers.
A rescue chopper has been tasked to an incident at a mine site near Moranbah, where a worker has suffered a head injury.
The death of a 43-year-old man crushed by machinery in an underground mine has brought operations at Prominent Hill to a halt.
The Transport Workers’ Union has blasted new figures which claim delivery rider injuries have decreased as just more smoke and mirrors, showing the NSW Government is running a public-relations protection racket for the gig companies to avoid regulating the industry.