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.
A building company and its subcontractors have been fined a total of $620,000 after one man was killed and another injured when a brick wall fell on them at a Sydney building site.
Emergency services were called to a construction site in Oxford Street, just off James Street in Woollahra, at 9.15 am, following reports that a brick wall had collapsed.
A construction company has been convicted and fined $450,000 after a worker tragically plunged three metres and was impaled in a steel bar at a worksite in Sydney’s north.
A temporary structure at ‘The Parade’ site in Campbell, gave way about 3.30pm yesterday.
Solar 2.0 Pty Ltd has been charged with two breaches of section 21(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act for failing to maintain a working environment that was safe and without risks to health.
One man is dead and another seriously injured after falling several metres in workplace accident in WA’s south-east.
A qualified carpenter working on a Gold Coast house has been fined $20,000 over a workplace incident which left his apprentice with a fractured leg.
Concerns have been raised about the culture of residential workplace safety in the ACT after the death of a man at a construction site in Denman Prospect.
A 22-year-old construction worker’s leg has been partly amputated following crush injuries involving large demolition machinery at Lot Fourteen, the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site.
A kitchen manufacturer has been convicted and fined $60,000 after a cabinet maker had three fingers severed while cutting panels.