A construction company has been hit with a massive fine following the death of a worker. The tragic chain of events with led to the young dad’s death were revealed in court.
A highly qualified tradesman who suffered a gruesome injury on the worksite of a major new Cairns hotel has launched a massive $3.7 million claim.
A Queensland construction company and its director have been fined after a worker injured his back falling through a garbage chute opening on a building site.
Fivestar Demolition and Render Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court last Thursday to failing to provide or maintain a workplace that was safe and without risks to health and failing to ensure that people other than employees were not exposed to risks to health.
A construction worker has sustained “significant injuries” after a brick wall collapsed on top of him at a building site in Sydney’s east.
An electrician who injured his back helping to carry a 400-kilogram switchboard has been awarded almost $1.3 million for injuries he sustained while working for Canberra electrical provider ActewAGL.
One of the main contractors on the $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link Project has been fined $150,000 for failing to provide a safe workplace after a worker suffered electrical burns to 38 per cent of their body.
A man has survived falling as high as 10 metres from aluminium roofing at a worksite in south-west Sydney.
Emergency services were called to the construction site on Helles Avenue in Moorebank just after 8am today.
A Wollongong building was evacuated after a crane reportedly collapsed on Friday.
A man has been rescued after falling about six metres down a hole at a worksite in Woolloongabba.
Balcony falls, collapsed walls and cranes dangling off the side of high-rise skyscrapers are among a spike in horrific workplace incidents across NSW. These are the businesses which were responsible for some of the worst cases.
A 23-year-old apprentice worker has died and two others have been injured after a glass roof collapsed at a construction site at Curtin University in Western Australia.
A Queensland construction company and its director are facing court after a worker injured his back falling through a garbage chute opening on a building site.
A residential construction company has been fined $850,000 following the death of a tradesman who fell from a building site in Kalkallo.
A site supervisor whose workplace prank backfired horribly and caused a shocking injury has also cost the company a hefty sum.
“playful” supervisor has cost his company a small fortune after workplace “horseplay” landed an employee in hospital with a broken ankle.