A Queensland refinery worker is in hospital after falling from a significant height before coming into contact with dangerous caustic chemicals.
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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.
A small business owner is facing the prospect of a lengthy prison sentence after pleading guilty to gross negligence that resulted in the death of a young worker on Western Australia’s south coast last year.
A man has died after falling from the roof of an eight-story building at a construction site in Sydney’s south-west.
A Perth traffic controller has had his leg amputated after he and a co-worker were injured in an alleged hit-run.
NT WorkSafe has charged a Darwin mobile crane hire company over a serious incident where two workers suffered crush injuries.
A construction company has been hit with a massive fine following the death of a worker. The tragic chain of events with led to the young dad’s death were revealed in court.
Fivestar Demolition and Render Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court last Thursday to failing to provide or maintain a workplace that was safe and without risks to health and failing to ensure that people other than employees were not exposed to risks to health.
A worker has been killed at an underground gold mine 345 kilometres east of Kalbarri after being struck by a mining vehicle.
A Wollongong building was evacuated after a crane reportedly collapsed on Friday.