Readings Cinema Epping has been fined after a manager suffered horrific oil burns when a deep fryer splashed onto him.
Fines & Breaches
The company that operated a former Euroa timber factory has been fined $40,000 after a worker was injured.
A Sunshine Coast concreting company has been fined $500,000 following a workplace incident in 2019.
A banana farm worker in Queensland has successfully sued his employer for half a million dollars after he was injured by falling bananas.
A Victorian metal treatment company has been fined $300,000 over the death of an employee who was crushed by a machine on a Victorian worksite.
Cedar Meats, the Victorian abattoir at the centre of a major coronavirus outbreak last year, has been fined $15,000 after one of their employees crushed her arm during a shift.
Bunbury Hospital has been issued a WorkSafe improvement notice after five months of investigations into a “toxic” workplace culture.
Centurion Transport has spoken for the first time publicly about the tyre accident that resulted in the tragic death of a 66-year-old truckie in 2019.
A Northern Territory cattle mustering contractor has been ordered to pay $20,000 in compensation to a young ringer who suffered severe burns in an AVGAS explosion on the remote Montejinni Station, 320 kilometres south-west of Katherine.
Charges have been laid against one of the country’s biggest sugar millers after a worker was electrocuted on the job in Far North Queensland two years ago.
The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) has commenced legal action in court against the CFMMEU and two of its officers, for right of entry contraventions at the Central Energy Plant Towers Upgrade in South Brisbane. The ABCC alleges that the CFMMEU officers, Andrew Blakeley and Beau Seiffert, acted in an improper manner and repeatedly refused to sign in and comply with the site’s occupational health and safety coronavirus (COVID-19) requirements. Blakeley also allegedly verbally abused a site manager.
Outback Ballooning Pty Ltd, an Alice Springs-based hot air balloon company, has been convicted and fined $130,000 after pleading guilty to breaching section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011 (the Act)
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 worker at the D‘orsogna meat factory had the tips of his fingers cut off while trying to unjam a meat slicer. And it’s not the first time the factory owner has been in trouble.
A labour hire company has been fined $50,000 following the death of a worker at a timber mill in 2018.