A worker fractured his skull after a fall but his “old-school” employer did not think that matter should have been reported, despite the injury putting the worker in hospital for a week, a court has heard.
A woman bullied so severely while working for the ACT Government that she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has won her discrimination battle.
Victorian farmers Tom and Bill Alston use drones to take some of the stress and injury risk out of mustering sheep and cattle on their Beeac property in the state’s south-west.
Former radio announcer Scott McBain has been denied compo for back pain after he was secretly filmed delivering sausages to his daughter.
A person was rushed to hospital by helicopter after a tractor accident at a property in the Lockyer Valley.
A Gympie workplace health and safety accident that left a senior employee with two fractured legs has left a timber business with a big bill to pay
A man has been rushed to hospital following a workplace accident on the northern Gold Coast this afternoon.
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.
In 2018 a supermarket worker was moving a two metre high bakery trolley which had been loaded with bread products from the bakery of the supermarket.
A man has died after falling from the roof of an eight-story building at a construction site in Sydney’s south-west.
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.
Almost the entire political class would prefer to ignore an ongoing criminal investigation into the Victorian government for its inept handling of hotel quarantine that led to nearly 800 deaths, Peta Crelin writes.
Developments late last week confirm that the Victorian government — including Premier Daniel Andrews — is under investigation for indictable criminal offences. The investigation by WorkSafe Victoria relates to the failed hotel quarantine program of 2020 and alleged breaches of health and safety laws.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety says a WA mine worker was injured after an electronic cigarette battery spontaneously ignited in his pocket.
A Perth traffic controller has had his leg amputated after he and a co-worker were injured in an alleged hit-run.