Toilet paper shortages have led Australians to seek out sanitary alternatives in the bathroom, but alterations should not compromise industry safety standards.
A Sydney-based concrete pumping facility and its director have been fined a total of $385,000 after a worker suffered fatal head injuries at a site in Fairfield.
A Victorian company has been charged with three offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, following an explosion and chemical fire at a warehouse.
The City of Armadale in Perth has been fined a total of $110,000 after a man was seriously injured by a front-end loader at a waste disposal site.
A December 2017 gas bottle explosion that left a worker permanently disabled has resulted in a $300,000 fine for a Victorian maintenance firm.
Bradbury Industrial Services is facing 21 additional charges from WorkSafe Victoria, for stockpiling dangerous goods at a warehouse in Craigieburn, Victoria.
The director of cleaning chemicals manufacturer B&J Industries was fined $40,000 after an employee sustained permanent scarring from an acetic acid spill.
WorkSafe has charged a waste management company for stockpiling toxic chemicals in a Campbellfield warehouse, thereby breaching the Dangerous Goods Act.
SafeWork NSW has advised employers to monitor indoor and outdoor air quality levels, to provide a safe working environment for employees.
Mandalay Resources Costerfield Operations has received a $110,000 fine, after a rock fall left an employee with serious injuries.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is urging trades workers to think beyond roofs, walls and insulation when assessing asbestos exposure risk.