A pineapple farm where a worker was killed last week had previously been investigated over a farmhand falling off a makeshift roofing platform made from a forklift and a fruit bin.
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 labour hire company has been fined $50,000 following the death of a worker at a timber mill in 2018.
A year-long investigation into Victoria’s deadly hotel quarantine scheme has taken a major step towards potential charges amid calls for justice.
A man has died and two others were rushed to hospital after two trains collided in Central Queensland.
A solar panels installer has been fined $300,000 after a harnessed apprentice fell to his death through a warehouse skylight at a job in the Hunter region.
Investigations are underway following the tragic death of 60-year-old Nigel Harris, who was killed on impact when a vehicle veered off the track and into spectators at the Finke Desert Race.
A man has died following a tragic workplace accident at a poultry processing plant in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.
Safety investigators are probing whether the driver of a train that derailed in Wallan last year knew there was a track diversion in place at the site of the accident, with an interim report into the horrific crash released on Thursday.
A man has been killed in a workplace related incident while conducting construction works at a popular bowling alley in Brisbane’s southwest.
A factory worker has tragically died in an accident at Dandenong South.
This day has been coming for some time. Still, a decision this week has sent dread around the boardrooms of Australia. In a first for Western Australia, a director of a small shed-building business has just been sentenced to serve actual jail time (not a suspended sentence) after the tragic death of a worker.
Five charges have been laid over the death of a 30-year-old worker who was crushed and killed by an excavator bucket in 2019 — including two charges against the company director and another charge against an employee.
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 farm worker in eastern Victoria has died after six large hay bales fell on him.