A carnival ride operator was allegedly distracted and holding out a soft toy for patrons to grab onto as six-year-old Eugene Mahauariki slipped out of his seat and fell, a Victorian inquest has heard.
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.
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.
Emergency crews were called to the scene at Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre for the Chants Summer Carnival in Geelong at about 2pm on Saturday.
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 Canberra developer will pay a fine of $180,000 after a 16-year-old school student fell off a ladder and broke his neck on its worksite, but the ACT’s work safety boss says the fine is not steep enough to deter slipping safety standards.
A child has died after a horror workplace incident in western Queensland. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHS) were alerted to the death of a girl at a workplace incident in Roma at 8.50pm Tuesday. It is understood she was a seven-year-old girl who was crushed by a tyre in a storage shed while she was playing.