A Tasman woman who was almost killed when a giant tree stump dropped onto her ute is stunned that WorkSafe is refusing to investigate.
A 51yo farmer was killed when a semi-trailer’s rear gate collapsed on him.
A Burdekin sugar cane farmer has been fined $35,000 after one of his workers suffered serious burns in a cane fire. The worker required multiple skin grafts following the incident on a Jarvisfield farm on August 19, 2017.
A $90,000 penalty has been imposed on a company after an employee had his hand amputated due to a workplace incident.
Official workplace fatality figures from 2017 showed there were 43 deaths in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector that year, just three fewer than the 46 deaths in the transport and warehousing industry — yet agriculture employs half the number of people.