A construction company has been hit with a massive fine following the death of a worker. The tragic chain of events with led to the young dad’s death were revealed in court.
A “bloody, violent attack” by a patient at a regional NSW hospital has left workers with “flesh torn from (their) body”, bite wounds, concussion, broken ribs, torn cartilage and other injuries, the health workers’ union says.
Dozens of companies in Victoria are being probed and could face prosecution over potential COVID-19 safety breaches.
A worker who suffers cystic fibrosis has been awarded compensation for a lung transplant he needed as a result of a foot injury while at work, despite not telling his employer of his long term illness.
An injured worker who said he could only walk 100m even with a walking stick has had his lies uncovered by surveillance video.
The workplace accident is one of the most frequent circumstances that exist, in fact, according to the International Labor Organisation, almost 1 million accidents of this type occur every day, around the world.
A highly qualified tradesman who suffered a gruesome injury on the worksite of a major new Cairns hotel has launched a massive $3.7 million claim.
The 48-year-old man, from Morphettville, was found unresponsive on the roof of the Aberfoyle Hub Shopping Centre, in Adelaide’s south, just before 10pm Friday.
A Queensland construction company and its director have been fined after a worker injured his back falling through a garbage chute opening on a building site.
A man has died in a workplace accident at an abattoir in WA’s south-west – the second workplace fatality at the site this year.
Fivestar Demolition and Render Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court last Thursday to failing to provide or maintain a workplace that was safe and without risks to health and failing to ensure that people other than employees were not exposed to risks to health.
A worker has been killed at an underground gold mine 345 kilometres east of Kalbarri after being struck by a mining vehicle.
A construction worker has sustained “significant injuries” after a brick wall collapsed on top of him at a building site in Sydney’s east.
A man is fighting for life after suffering serious head and arm injuries in a workplace incident involving a forklift at the Port of Brisbane this afternoon.
An electrician who injured his back helping to carry a 400-kilogram switchboard has been awarded almost $1.3 million for injuries he sustained while working for Canberra electrical provider ActewAGL.