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Landmark bullying prosecution succeeds in SA

03 June, 2019

An individual has been successfully prosecuted for bullying a co-worker under a Category 1 Work Health and Safety (WHS) offence.

Silicosis-affected stonesmasons seek compensation

31 May, 2019

Australian stonemasons are seeking compensation after engineered stone exposed them to silica dust and left many with silicosis.

One dead, another injured in landfill incident

28 May, 2019

Two men became trapped under landfill during a worksite accident in Sydney yesterday, resulting in the death of one worker and serious injuries for the other.

Trapped worker dies at recycling facility

24 May, 2019

A Queensland worker who became trapped in a conveyer belt system at a recycling facility was fatally injured during the incident in March 2019.

Jammed conveyor chain injures mine worker

22 May, 2019

A shearer operator has suffered injury while trying to release a jammed conveyor chain during an incident in Lithgow's Springvale Colliery.

Soldier death sees Defence Dept charged

17 May, 2019

Charges have been laid against the Department of Defence after a soldier died during a training exercise.

Farm manager fined $60K over fencing injury

17 May, 2019

A Queensland property manager has been fined $60,000 for failing to use a locking pin that could have prevented a worker being injured.

Unsafe worksites see apartment developer fined $80K

16 May, 2019

An $80,000 fine has been issued to a residential apartment developer after multiple safety breaches were detected at two of its construction sites.

Falling death sparks $300K fine

13 May, 2019

A conviction and fine has been issued to a shopfitting company and its director, after one of its workers died in a fall.

Worker killed while loading excavator

09 May, 2019

An investigation is underway after a Northern Territory worker died at a plant hire business in Tivendale on Monday, 29 April.

Worker crushed to death by forklift load

07 May, 2019

A worker has been killed after he was crushed by a forklift load that slipped from its tines.

Fine and conviction for bullying manager

02 May, 2019

A $7500 fine and conviction has been issued to a food retail manager, after he was accused of bullying a storeman.

Planting machine crushes and kills worker

26 April, 2019

A Queensland worker has died on a rural property after he was crushed by the wheels of a planting machine being towed by a tractor.

Vehicle parts inflict head injury on mechanic

26 April, 2019

Serious injuries were inflicted on a Queensland worker when he was hit by vehicle parts during an incident in March 2019.

Man falls from roof, impaled on metal picket

25 April, 2019

A contractor has been killed after falling off a roof at a property north of Bendigo.

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