Company fined $80,000

The operator of a tyre recycling facility has been convicted and fined $80,000 after a young father was left with life-changing injuries.

Teen seriously injured

A teenager has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a workplace accident in Sydney’s south-west.

Student Breaks Neck on Worksite

A Canberra developer will pay a fine of $180,000 after a 16-year-old school student fell off a ladder and broke his neck on its worksite, but the ACT’s work safety boss says the fine is not steep enough to deter slipping safety standards.

Bully fined $116,250

A Melbourne director and his security company have been convicted and fined a total of $116,250 for repeatedly bullying employees in the workplace.

Cane Grower Fined

A Burdekin sugar cane farmer has been fined $35,000 after one of his workers suffered serious burns in a cane fire. The worker required multiple skin grafts following the incident on a Jarvisfield farm on August 19, 2017.

Keeping Accidents Real

An operator was driving a load haul dump (LHD) vehicle in an underground roadway at Mannering Colliery when a damaged roof support strap entered the open cab and hit the operator in the head.

Employer fined $90,000

A $90,000 penalty has been imposed on a company after an employee had his hand amputated due to a workplace incident.

Young girl crushed to death in horror accident

A child has died after a horror workplace incident in western Queensland. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHS) were alerted to the death of a girl at a workplace incident in Roma at 8.50pm Tuesday. It is understood she was a seven-year-old girl who was crushed by a tyre in a storage shed while she was playing.