The Transport Workers’ Union has blasted new figures which claim delivery rider injuries have decreased as just more smoke and mirrors, showing the NSW Government is running a public-relations protection racket for the gig companies to avoid regulating the industry.
Dandy Premix Concrete Pty Ltd was sentenced in the Dandenong Magistrates’ Court last Monday after being found guilty on 15 April of failing to provide a safe workplace by failing to take reasonably practicable steps to eliminate the risk of powered mobile machines colliding with pedestrians.
Food delivery giants including Menulog and Deliveroo have committed to 50 new safety measures ahead of the release of a report into the industry that will recommend regulatory changes by the NSW government to reduce worker deaths.
A person was rushed to hospital by helicopter after a tractor accident at a property in the Lockyer Valley.
Australia’s second largest gold producer Northern Star Resources Ltd was fined a total of $150,000 in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on 8 March 2021, after two workers were injured in a vehicle collision underground.
A Perth traffic controller has had his leg amputated after he and a co-worker were injured in an alleged hit-run.
A well known Tablelands farming family is in mourning after a farmer was killed when his tractor rolled on him on a rural Peeramon property.
Another food delivery rider death has prompted calls from the Transport Workers Union (TWU) for the federal government to intervene.
The convenience of home-delivered takeaway food is something that many people have come to take for granted but we need to stop and consider the inherent risks for the bicycle riders involved.
Valley Sweep and its director Anton Zakic pleaded guilty in the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court to a single charge each under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of failing to provide and maintain safe plant.
The depot manager of a Western Australian transport company was convicted in South Australia under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) for critical breaches of fatigue regulations according to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).
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A Bayswater company has been fined after an employee was left with “traumatic” injuries when gas cylinders in his ute blew up.
Indervon has pleaded guilty in the Alice Springs Local Court today for failing to provide adequate training, instruction and supervision, which lead to the death of one of its drivers.
A Penrith manufacturer has copped a heavy fine after a worker was seriously injured on the job.