A man has taken his own life at a West Melbourne building site, hours after a construction shutdown was announced.
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.
The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) has commenced legal action in court against the CFMMEU and two of its officers, for right of entry contraventions at the Central Energy Plant Towers Upgrade in South Brisbane. The ABCC alleges that the CFMMEU officers, Andrew Blakeley and Beau Seiffert, acted in an improper manner and repeatedly refused to sign in and comply with the site’s occupational health and safety coronavirus (COVID-19) requirements. Blakeley also allegedly verbally abused a site manager.
Horsham Back-Hoe Hire was sentenced in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court on Friday after pleading guilty on 28 May to one charge of failing to maintain a safe workplace.
A worker in Melbourne’s CBD has been wheeled from a building on a stretcher with a bloodied face, after a truck’s concrete pump exploded.
A man has been killed in a workplace related incident while conducting construction works at a popular bowling alley in Brisbane’s southwest.
The CareFlight rescue helicopter was called to an accident at Balgowlah Heights.
A worker is in a serious condition after he was struck by sheets of reinforcing metal at the bottom of a 5m deep excavation.
A young man has been rushed to Royal Perth Hospital after a suspected workplace accident at the soon to be revamped Karrinyup Shopping Centre.
A small-business owner in Esperance has become the first person in Western Australia to be jailed for gross negligence, after the death of a young worker last year and serious injuries to another.
A structural engineering company has been fined $225,000 after three workers were injured when a tower crane collapsed onto an apartment block in Wolli Creek.
Building company Gran Designs WA Pty Ltd has been fined a total of $175,000 over the 2017 death of a contract worker in the South-West town of Yarloop.
A man has died after falling from the roof of an eight-story building at a construction site in Sydney’s south-west.
NT WorkSafe has charged a Darwin mobile crane hire company over a serious incident where two workers suffered crush injuries.
A man has been killed in a horrific workplace accident, after an object fell from a crane onto him.