Bootu Creek mine operator OM (Manganese) and its chief operating officer are facing 38 charges for reckless conduct after the death of a mine superintendent in 2019.
SafeWork SA has published guidelines and information about entry permit holders, to help foster an understanding of expectations under the WHS Act.
SafeWork SA has cracked down on asbestos removalists, issuing an immediate suspension to a Class B asbestos removal licence holder for safety breaches.
Western Australia records its first imprisonment for a work health and safety offence, and the sentence is the longest imprisonment term ever imposed in Australia.
A Queensland painter has been fined $3000 for failing to protect the public or workers from asbestos while painting a Norman Park house.
Interested parties can now provide feedback regarding proposed amendments to legislation about work health and safety and mines and petroleum sites.
Three years after the implementation of its labour hire laws, Queensland has called on the Australian Government for national action to protect workers.
We can now prevent people from developing COVID-19, but when is it lawful and reasonable for employers to direct employees to undergo vaccination against COVID-19?
A contractor has been charged with breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act, after a worker was crushed beneath a brick wall at a construction site.
A demolition company has been fined $20,000 for demolishing a building containing asbestos without the proper controls in place.
The NSW Resources Regulator has accepted a $540,000 enforceable undertaking for Springvale Colliery, after a 2019 incident in which a worker's leg was fractured.
The Victorian Government has introduced a suite of cladding-related reforms, providing more time for home owners to pursue legal action for cladding claims.
Two companies are facing charges and over $4 million in fines, following the death of a plumber at a Perth construction site.
A truck collision at Maules Creek Coal Mine will cost Maules Creek Coal $800,000 after the NSW Resources Regulator approved an enforceable undertaking.
Following recent legislative amendments, serious Resources Safety and Health prosecutions in Queensland will be referred to the independent WHS Prosecutor.