A 61-year-old man has died in a workplace accident in the Riverland after being struck by his own truck at a winery at Loxton this morning.
A fruit juice manufacturer has been fined $30,000 over an incident at its Mildura bottling plant in which one of its workers had the skin ripped off part of his hand.
A family run bakery is facing a possible $396k fine after an employee was maimed in a workplace accident. But the victim told a court it was his manager’s unsympathetic words after the incident that cut deep.
A manufacturing company has been fined $1.5million dollars after one of its robots crushed a worker to death and killed her. Ajin USA admitted violating the Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) Act at a court hearing Monday, and was hit with the charge over the death of 20 year-old Regina Elsea.
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).