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4 m factory fall kills worker

17 April, 2019

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


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.


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.


Heat stress sees formworkers hospitalised

05 April, 2019

Two Queensland formworkers were hospitalised due to heat stress during an incident in February 2019.


Multiple injuries caused by high-pressure fluid releases

05 April, 2019

Several injuries caused by high-pressure fluid releases have recently been reported to the NSW Resources Regulator.


Linesman electrocuted to death during maintenance work

04 April, 2019

A linesman who worked for Ausgrid has been killed after suffering an electrocution during routine maintenance work in Sydney.


Code for mentally healthy FIFO workplaces launched

04 April, 2019

The first code of practice for promoting mentally healthy FIFO workplaces has been launched in WA.


Mining vehicle collisions on the rise

29 March, 2019

A rise in the number of vehicle collisions at underground metalliferous mines has been reported by the NSW Resources Regulator.


How a late bedtime could pose safety risks

27 March, 2019

Workers who go to bed late have slower reaction times and this could compromise safety, according to a new international study.


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