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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.


More govt support for police mental health

26 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

The federal government has committed to almost $6 million in mental health funding to support police and other emergency services personnel.


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.


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.


Company fined $30K for unsafe concrete panel storage

24 April, 2019

A $30,000 fine without conviction has been issued to a precast concrete manufacturer for endangering its workers with incorrect panel storage.


Transport company fined $154K after worker run over

18 April, 2019

A $154,000 fine has been issued to a Victorian transport and warehouse company, following a subcontractor death in 2016.


Initiatives for mentally healthy workplaces

17 April, 2019

A range of initiatives is being released by the NSW Government to help workplaces boost employee mental health.


4 m factory fall kills worker

17 April, 2019

A man who fell around four metres at a factory in Clayton has been killed.


NT skipper convicted, fined $20K over deckhand death

16 April, 2019

A conviction and $20,000 fine has been issued to a skipper for a Darwin shipping company, following the death of a deckhand.


Can farting in the workplace amount to bullying?

15 April, 2019 by Sonia Hickey and Ugur Nedim*

An employee who claims he was bullied by a flatulating fellow worker has vowed to take his former employer to the High Court of Australia.


Garbage truck crushes and kills driver

12 April, 2019

A garbage truck has crushed a man to death in Koonwarra, South Gippsland.


Forklift injuries spark $95K fine for abattoir

11 April, 2019

A $95,000 fine has been issued to a Warrnambool abattoir, after two of its workers were struck by a forklift.


Legal action launched after miner death

11 April, 2019

Prosecution proceedings have been launched by the NSW Resources Regulator against a mine, following an alleged workplace death in April 2017.


Worker crushed, UK food processor fined £1.4m

10 April, 2019

A £1.4 million fine has been issued to a UK food processing company, after one of its workers sustained serious crush injuries.


Fake electrician on Airtasker fined $100K

09 April, 2019

A $100,000 fine has been issued to a man who fraudulently posed as an electrician on the Airtasker online marketplace.


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