Construction company Multiplex has been fined $150,000 over the death of a construction worker on one of its building sites five years ago.
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Civil construction company Pipecon has been convicted and fined $550,000 for a workplace safety breach that killed two workers on a housing development in Ballarat.
A major police search is underway for the driver of a hit and run who killed one road worker and left another with life-threatening injuries before fleeing on foot.
Emergency crews were called to the scene at Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre for the Chants Summer Carnival in Geelong at about 2pm on Saturday.
Two men have suffered serious electric shocks after a concrete pump struck an overhead powerline on a worksite in Surfers Paradise.
A banana farm worker in Queensland has successfully sued his employer for half a million dollars after he was injured by falling bananas.
A roofing truss company (Melbourne Truss) is accused of failing to provide a safe work environment after a well-loved tradie was killed by a falling beam at a Point Cook site.
The Transport Workers’ Union has blasted new figures which claim delivery rider injuries have decreased as just more smoke and mirrors, showing the NSW Government is running a public-relations protection racket for the gig companies to avoid regulating the industry.
A Queensland refinery worker is in hospital after falling from a significant height before coming into contact with dangerous caustic chemicals.
A small-business owner in Esperance has become the first person in Western Australia to be jailed for gross negligence, after the death of a young worker last year and serious injuries to another.
A company has been fined $150,000 after one of its apprentice workers suffered serious injury from an arc flash explosion at a Sydney KFC in 2017.
A structural engineering company has been fined $225,000 after three workers were injured when a tower crane collapsed onto an apartment block in Wolli Creek.
Lockdown-fuelled demand for take-out meals has brought throngs of new delivery riders onto streets around the world, but in Australia the boom has also seen tragedy with a spate of road deaths highlighting the plight of couriers.
Building company Gran Designs WA Pty Ltd has been fined a total of $175,000 over the 2017 death of a contract worker in the South-West town of Yarloop.
Food delivery giants including Menulog and Deliveroo have committed to 50 new safety measures ahead of the release of a report into the industry that will recommend regulatory changes by the NSW government to reduce worker deaths.