A well-known Hinchinbrook cane farmer who suffered critical head injuries in what has been described as a “freak” workplace accident is in a critical condition.
A 34yo Yarra Ranges family has been left devastated after a man was crushed to death while repairing a truck.
A 51-year-old arborist has accidentally amputated his own leg in a horrific workplace accident in NSW’s Hawkesbury region.
An X-ray has captured the horrific workplace injury that turned a Brisbane man’s world upside down, leaving him in near constant pain for years.
Zammit Ham & Bacon Curers Pty Ltd was convicted and fined $75,000 after pleading guilty to a breach of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, after an incident resulting in the serious injury of an employee at its Pendle Hill worksite in September 2017.
A contractor at a nickel mine in Western Australia’s south east has been fined $11,000 after a machine loaded with pipes rolled and almost injured his daughter and another employee.
The rescue helicopter has been called to a rural Queensland worksite after two people were reportedly struck by a piece of heavy machinery this morning.
A Penrith manufacturer has copped a heavy fine after a worker was seriously injured on the job.
Quad bike suppliers are pulling out of Australia in the lead-up to new safety legislation, but farmers and graziers remain divided on the measures.
Dreamworld’s owners could be fined $3 million if prosecuted over the 2016 accident that killed four holidaymakers, whose families claim the theme park put profits ahead of safety.
One of the most serious breaches of workplace health and safety laws involves reckless conduct. In most states, including Queensland, reckless conduct that exposes an employee to a risk of death or serious injury is a category 1 offence and comes with penalties of up to $3,000,000 for body corporates and five years’ imprisonment for an individual. What constitutes recklessness has recently been considered in the Industrial Court of Queensland (ICQ).
A Dandenong South supplements manufacturer has been given a hefty fine of $40,000 after a worker suffered a serious workplace injury when his hand was crushed between two rollers.
A kitchen manufacturer has been convicted and fined $60,000 after a cabinet maker had three fingers severed while cutting panels.
A Tasman woman who was almost killed when a giant tree stump dropped onto her ute is stunned that WorkSafe is refusing to investigate.
Emergency services were called to the Curragh coal mine, 30 kilometres north of Blackwater, just before 4:30pm (local time) on Sunday.