A Bayswater company has been fined after an employee was left with “traumatic” injuries when gas cylinders in his ute blew up.
Almost 20 Victorians are on WorkCover for either contracting coronavirus or suffering mental illness in the pandemic with the number expected to rise due to the Cedar Meats outbreak.
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.
Second case was identified on 26 April, but workers say they were not offered masks until 30 April
Emergency services were called to a construction site in Oxford Street, just off James Street in Woollahra, at 9.15 am, following reports that a brick wall had collapsed.
The WA State government is planning an urgent Farm Safety Summit to improve workplace safety in the agriculture sector.
The workplace watchdog on Wednesday confirmed it had launched an investigation into Cedar Meats as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases from the Brooklyn meatworks climbed to 88.
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.
A farmer has died after he was thrown from an ATV in central Victoria.
Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston will hold an urgent Farm Safety Summit on Wednesday May 27 to discuss with relevant groups how to improve workplace safety in Western Australia’s Agriculture industry.
The Queensland firm has been linked to a series of collapsed deals to supply large quantities of rapid Covid-19 test kits
Four men remain dangerously ill on ventilators in a Brisbane hospital with burns covering their torsos and inundating their airways after an underground explosion tore through a Moranbah mine in one of the state’s worst mining accidents in decades.
A solar company has been ordered to fork over more than $14,000 for shoddy safety measures after a worker fell to his death in Melbourne.
A man has died following a workplace accident at an industrial site south of Wollongong.
The first known patient of a cluster of 34 confirmed coronavirus cases at an abattoir in Melbourne’s west wasn’t aware he was infected until he had emergency surgery on a severed thumb.