The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently dealt with a worker’s claim that he was unfairly dismissed after suffering from an injury. He said the employer failed to keep him as an employee after the incident and didn’t properly accommodate him and his restrictions.
A Perth couple has slammed the fines imposed on two companies and a night shift supervisor over the death of their son at an underground mine in Western Australia’s Goldfields region
Northern Territory WorkSafe has issued its first Incident Information Release (IIR) after three crush injuries involving machinery occurred in the territory over the past month.
A 60-year-old worker has died and another has been seriously injured after a coal mine shaft collapsed in central Queensland.
A rescue chopper has been tasked to an incident at a mine site near Moranbah, where a worker has suffered a head injury.
The death of a 43-year-old man crushed by machinery in an underground mine has brought operations at Prominent Hill to a halt.
Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ) has recommended senior site executives ensure all operators are trained and competent in the operation of vehicles after a coal mine worker was injured by a moving vehicle.
Australia’s second largest gold producer Northern Star Resources Ltd was fined a total of $150,000 in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on 8 March 2021, after two workers were injured in a vehicle collision underground.
Former miner Wade Rothery has launched a $1.6 million lawsuit against his former employers, claiming their negligence left him with a severed thumb and permanent disabilities as a result of two workplace incidents.
Indus Mining Services has been fined $60,000 over the death of a contractor who suffered a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting.
An underground miner has been seriously injured in an accident at a gold mine in Western Australia.
A fatal accident involving a tyre fitter at the Bengalla coal mine in New South Wales in late 2018 has highlighted the importance of conducting a risk assessment on wash bays.