WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 22-year-old worker on a farming property in the Shire of Dandaragan, north of Perth, on Wednesday.
John Halls had seven hours left of a 96-hour shift left and had just driven two people home safely after their car broke down when he crashed into a tree at 100km/h.
There are circumstances where an injury occurred in both a workplace accident and a transport accident; for example, a truck driver injured in a motor vehicle accident while delivering products to a consumer.
The last thing Gary Sutton expected after his own life-altering road accident was for his son to endure the same thing, two decades later.
The Supreme Court of South Australia has recently upheld a decision of a lower court in deciding that waste management company, Cleanaway, failed to take reasonably practicable measures to materially reduce the risk of an accident on the South Eastern Freeway in Adelaide back in 2014 which killed two people and seriously injured two others.
A freight company has been fined $35,000 following the death of a garbage truck driver in Melbourne’s north.
The 32-year-old delivery truck worker has lost his leg and is now fighting for life in a terrifying ordeal on Thursday. The delivery driver was unpacking the truck when a Toyota Tarago crashed into the back of it crushing him against the truck.
For the past two months, WorkSafe has reported four fatalities who died in separate incidents while working around employer-owned vehicles, particularly company trucks.
A 29-year-old man has died after he was crushed by a truck in a horrific workplace accident in Melbourne’s west.
A recent New South Wales (NSW) Supreme Court decision dealt with the issue of an employee who claimed damages after suffering severe injuries while traveling home from his workplace.
The company was fined $300,000 for failing to provide a safe system of work and $150,000 for failing to provide information, instruction or training.
A man has died after being crushed by a forklift at an industrial site in western Sydney.
A union is pushing for a spate of delivery driver deaths to be probed by the state coroner, saying “deadly pressure” was being placed on workers.
A Victorian mechanics business has been convicted and fined $210,000 after a petrol tanker detached from a truck and killed three people including a four-year-old.
A road worker was injured when an out-of-control car ploughed through scaffolding on Flagstaff Rd, Flagstaff Hill, about 7.30am. Two others were rushed to hospital with injuries.