A 59-year-old truck driver has died after being crushed by a falling gate at a Dandenong South depot.
WorkSafe ACT is investigating a serious safety incident at the Groovin the Moo festival on Sunday 24 April in which a worker fell from a height greater than five metres and suffered significant but non-life-threatening injuries.
In recent weeks, WorkSafe ACT has been noticeably busier than usual. Prohibition notices and improvement notices have been issued to schools, play centres and the Territory’s secure mental health unit, Dhulwa.
WorkSafe ACT has launched an enquiry into a children’s play centre, after a child fell from “a significant height,” suffering minor injuries over the Easter long weekend.
An employer has been found vicariously liable for the sexual harassment and assault of a female beauty therapist and ordered to pay $150,000 in damages, after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the Tribunal) found the employer’s response “manifestly” inadequate.
New details have emerged of the Movie World accident that left a young boy in hospital with head injuries on Tuesday.
Employers could face up to 20 years behind bars and $10 million in fines if they are found responsible for a workplace death under new state laws which come into effect on Thursday.