Corporate leaders fail to learn from OHS disasters
While the past two years have been marred by some of the worst safety disasters in industrial history, there is little evidence to suggest that lessons from these disasters are being translated into constructive, concrete initiatives, according to a leading OHS lawyer.
The body representing Australasia’s work, health and safety regulators, the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWWSA), recently endorsed measures to improve safety across the quad bike and farm industries.
Directors and manager found guilty in excavation collapse in Liverpool
Three NSW men have been fined a total of $51,500 and ordered to pay WorkCover NSW’s legal costs after a labourer suffered crush injuries when the walls of a seven-metre-deep excavation collapsed on top of him at a Liverpool construction site.
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