The new law of State of Victoria incriminates businesses and officers whose negligent conduct leads to incidence of workplace death and they shall be guilty of workplace manslaughter. The partnership concern, corporate entities and associations shall be liable for fines of up to AU$ 16.5 million while sole traders and officers shall face 20 years of goal time.
This investigation will run in parallel to a health and safety WorkSafe investigation into the disaster, Police Deputy Commissioner John Tims announced on Tuesday.
The St Patrick’s College community is in mourning for a former Ballarat man who was killed after a workplace accident on the Bellarine Peninsula last week.
The 69-year-old died while fighting fires in eastern Victoria.
The DELWP contractor was working in a vehicle which rolled down an embankment.
A man has died after a worksite accident at the IMAX Theatre in Darling Harbour in Sydney.
A large national company with ties to an international entity which specialises in the manufacturing and supply of industrial gases was yesterday sentenced in the Richlands Magistrates Court.
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 63-year-old truck driver at a workplace in Wootatting (near York) earlier this week.