A Darling Downs cropping operation has been fined $75,000 over a workplace accident where a worker was caught in a trench after it collapsed.
Fines & Breaches
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHS Queensland) is investigating an incident from August 2019 where a young worker suffered serious hand injuries at a meat processing plant in Brisbane. It is believed the worker’s hand was severed while he was operating a guillotine-style slicing machine used to cut frozen meat.
When the castaways of Survivor were made to eat cow brains, they probably didn’t consider that to be part of their “job”.
Negligent bosses could face up to 20 years in jail or multi-million-dollar fines over the suicide of their employees under workplace manslaughter laws proposed by the Victorian government.
Investigators have found as much as 10 million litres of dangerous chemicals still sitting in a burned out Melbourne warehouse more than a year after the fir
A recent study showing workers injured early in their employment are more likely to file future workers compensation claims than other workers has experts weighing the root cause of repeat claims.
The operator of a tyre recycling facility has been convicted and fined $80,000 after a young father was left with life-changing injuries.
Australian courts sensibly decide on the definition of “work-related injury”.
A Melbourne director and his security company have been convicted and fined a total of $116,250 for repeatedly bullying employees in the workplace.
A $90,000 penalty has been imposed on a company after an employee had his hand amputated due to a workplace incident.
A man has been convicted and fined $3500 for assaulting a WorkSafe inspector at a construction site in Elwood, Victoria.
ATTA Quality Training Pty Ltd was convicted in Sunshine Magistrates Court after it pleaded guilty to 14 charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 of knowingly providing false information.
A training organisation, one specialising in workplace health and safety, has been fined $200,000 after it was found to have falsified training records for high-risk safety certifications.