In a recent ruling at the Melbourne County Court, Dennis Jones Engineering Pty Ltd, along with its sole director Dennis Jones, faced the court for their violations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS).
A small business owner was found to have breached his duty of care to take precaution against a foreseeable risk of injury when a warehouse worker suffered an injury while forcefully using a pallet jack in the midst of time pressures.
A council worker has died after he fell off a ride-on lawn mower in a small town on Tasmania’s west coast.
In 2019, an apprentice worker of a marine industrial engineering company, Aimex Ltd, suffered a hypoxic brain injury after being overcome by toxic fumes while cleaning the engine of a boat with brake cleaner.
Boss slapped strung-up apprentice at work Christmas party
Dennis Jones Engineering and its director, Dennis Jones, have been slapped with one of the biggest fines in WorkSafe history today (November 9) in Melbourne’s County Court.
A company that owns a vegetable farm and packing facility in Mandogalup has been fined $15,000 over an incident in which a worker’s arm was injured when it was trapped in a conveyor belt.
Portland Rusty Scrap Metal Pty Ltd was sentenced in the Warrnambool Magistrates’ Court last Friday after pleading guilty to one charge of failing to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, that persons other than employees were not exposed to health and safety risks.
A Victorian water tank manufacturer has been fined after pleading guilty to not providing a safe workplace environment after an incident where a worker lost their thumb.
The boss of both stores, was convicted and fined $40,000 in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court yesterday after being convicted on two charges of failing to ensure a workplace under his control was safe and without risks to health.
A metal fabrication subcontractor has been charged after a man broke his back in a 4m fall at Melbourne Airport.
WorkSafe New Zealand is again warning businesses to be on alert for the dangers of moving machinery, after a worker had his arm amputated on the job at a concrete manufacturer in Manawatū.
One of Australia’s biggest and oldest battery manufacturers has been ordered to review its five most dangerous manual tasks after a worker lost a finger in a horror accident.
The nail gun was fired by a colleague, penetrating the 16-year-old’s skull and brain.
A WorkSafe investigation is underway after a 44-year-old man was found dead at a factory in Melbourne after the building became engulfed in flames following a chemical explosion.