Indus Mining Services has been fined $60,000 over the death of a contractor who suffered a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting.
Fines & Breaches
A South Australian waste removalist convicted of assaulting two environment protection officers has been given a suspended sentence, but his company has been fined $49,000 for illegally storing more than 17 tonnes of asbestos.
As at 28 July 2020, employers are required to notify WorkSafe of any confirmed COVID-19 cases within their workplace. They must do so within 48 hours of becoming aware of a confirmed diagnosis.
A site supervisor whose workplace prank backfired horribly and caused a shocking injury has also cost the company a hefty sum.
“playful” supervisor has cost his company a small fortune after workplace “horseplay” landed an employee in hospital with a broken ankle.
A worker hit in the head by a billiard ball at one of South Australia’s largest insurers says she can no longer work and deserves compensation.
A construction company has been issued five “fall from height” improvement notices since a carpenter fell more than three metres and died on its watch.
United Access Pty Ltd was sentenced in the Melbourne County Court on Wednesday last week following the August 2017 death of a worker who was thrown from a mobile elevated work platform (EWP).
A Victorian business has been fined $85,000 over the death of a worker who was hit and thrown from a lift he was moving.
Dreamworld’s parent company Ardent Leisure has been charged over the 2016 theme park tragedy that killed four people when the Thunder River Rapids ride malfunctioned at the Gold Coast park.
From July 1, Victorian employers that fail to meet health and safety obligations face tough new penalties should their negligence lead to a worker dying on the job.
A West Australian coal miner has been fined $210,000 over the death of a worker at a Collie mine site in 2018.
A Brisbane car wrecking yard has been fined $3m after a worker died in an accident last year.
Health Minister Greg Hunt has warned manufacturers, importers and sellers of protective face masks that anyone found distributing counterfeit or faulty items in breach of national standards will face court action.
A building company and its subcontractors have been fined a total of $620,000 after one man was killed and another injured when a brick wall fell on them at a Sydney building site.
Otago Rural Management Limited was fined $270,937 at the Queenstown District Court after the worker was injured by a falling gate in June 2017.