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Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
A company in Brooklyn, Victoria has been fined $50,000 without conviction, and ordered to pay costs of $29,000, after a 182 kg stone benchtop fell on a worker’s foot, resulting in the loss of three toes.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
Employers whose negligence leads to the death of an employee will face up to 20 years in jail and fines of almost $16 million under new laws which have been proposed by the current Labor Government if re-elected.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
Two Melbourne companies have been convicted and ordered to pay a total of $62,000 in fines in relation to scaffolding at a Bentleigh East development site.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
A West Australian transport company was recently handed a $45,000 fine and a $2900 costs penalty in the Perth Magistrate Court following serious ammonia gas burns to a contract worker.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
WorkSafe WA recently issued a safety alert following an incident in which an employee was fatally injured after being struck in the head by a 48 inch pipe wrench spanner.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
The concept of “safe” should be avoided as a descriptor of organisational culture, particularly in hazardous industries, according to an expert in risk management.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
The ACT Government recently announced a review of the ACT’s compliance infrastructure, policies and procedures.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
In May 2018, a worker in Queensland received severe head injuries while removing a hose from a 100 tonne pressure vessel.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
SafeWork SA recently issued a safety alert following an incident in which two young children climbed inside a vending machine at a shopping centre.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
SafeWork NSW is cracking down on dangerous worksites as part of an ongoing forklift safety blitz, after inspectors visited 180 businesses in March this year and found significant safety breaches, leading to more than 90 notices.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
The NSW Government recently set aside $55 million in its budget as part of a long-term plan for mentally healthy workplaces called Mentally Healthy Workplaces in NSW Strategy 2022.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 16:30
A major WorkSafe Victoria advertising campaign which recently launched shares the views of working Victorians to highlight the changing nature of what it means to be safe and healthy at work.
Thursday, 31 May, 2018 - 15:30
There have been two fatalities while other workers sustained serious injuries as a result of a suspected hydrogen sulfide gas leak at a paper mill in the Albury-Wodonga area.
Thursday, 31 May, 2018 - 13:15
The #SAFETYSCAPE Convention wrapped up successfully last week, with a very positive response from attendees across the board.
Monday, 28 May, 2018 - 16:15
FGS Contracting Pty Ltd and the Director Ryan Wayne Franceschi, were recently fined by the Perth Magistrate Court in relation to serious injuries caused to a 17 year old worker in Esperance.