A building company has been fined $110,000 and ordered to pay $1097.95 in costs after a worker fell and was impaled on a steel bar while constructing a house.
A Queensland homebuilder has been fined $77,200 after failing to control fall from height risks at two worksites.
A man has died after falling six metres — likely from a ladder — while working on an air-conditioning system at a civic centre.
An unlicensed labour hire company has been fined $75,000 for supplying workers to another business, in breach of the Labour Hire Licensing Act.
Sandarra Electrics has been fined $120,000 for exposing workers to risk of serious injury on a Geelong construction site.
A tyre recycling facility operator has been fined $80,000 and ordered to pay $4217 in costs after a young worker's arm was crushed in a tyre shredder.
SafeWork NSW is encouraging workers to report any safety concerns through its new app, 'Speak Up. Save Lives'.
A building company has been fined $47,000 after a 3.88-tonne tilt-up concrete panel fell from a building under construction onto a neighbouring carpark.
A review of scholarship from a period of more than 20 years reveals that bereaved workers often do not receive enough support when returning to work.
Qld's Electrical Licensing Committee has suspended a contractor's electrical work licence for 10 years after his negligence put people at risk from electric shock.
Ground collapse is one of the main risks in excavation work and can happen quickly and without warning, WHS Queensland said.
Sixteen finalists, including a coal services provider and southern NSW hospital, have been named in this year's SafeWork NSW Awards.
A demolition business has lost its Asbestos Removal Licence for three months after it failed to ensure its work was being carried out safely and competently.
British empirical research released this year suggests multimedia tools could help architects 'design out' hazards ahead of construction.
Over the next three months, the NSW Resources Regulator will travel to deliver key information on best health and safety practices in small mines and quarries.