Gympie businessman Jeffrey Owen has become the first person to be prosecuted, convicted and jailed under Queensland’s relatively new industrial manslaughter laws.
Month: March 2022
A 59-year-old man is dead after suffering critical head injuries while working in a coal mine in central Queensland.
A fabrication company in liquidation has been fined $28,000 for a horror industrial accident in 2018, which left a worker with “charred feet” requiring amputation.
A council worker was seriously injured at Blaxland tip this afternoon
A major NT company and its sole director have been charged with industrial manslaughter after a workplace tragedy two years ago.
The WorkSafe Tasmania investigation into the tragic deaths of six children at Hillcrest Primary School in December is continuing and is expected to take up to a year.
A union is pushing for a spate of delivery driver deaths to be probed by the state coroner, saying “deadly pressure” was being placed on workers.