A NSW scaffolding company has pleaded guilty to breaching NSW's workplace safety laws, following a scaffolding collapse at a construction site in April 2019.
Two companies have been charged for breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act, after a worker was found unresponsive beside a scaffold at a Moonee Ponds construction site.
A 66-year-old maintenance worker has died after falling through a roof panel at a Monbulk plant nursery on 29 June 2022.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert after a worker was seriously injured when he fell 3.5 metres from a ceiling panel.
Safe Work Australia has published a guide to manage the health and safety risks of using industrial rope access systems.
A roofing company has been fined $20,000 after a worker fell three metres from the roof of a residential construction site in Mount Duneed in 2018.
A Queensland house-moving company and its sole director have been fined a combined $60,000 after a workplace incident where a worker fell from a roof.
A Victorian builder is facing numerous charges over an incident in which a worker sustained fatal injuries after falling from scaffolding at a construction site.
A NSW roofing company has been fined $400,000 and sanctioned for nine months, after a first-year apprentice died from injuries he sustained after falling through a skylight.
A residential building company and its director have been convicted and fined a total of $320,000 after a renderer fell from an unsecured plank 3.2 metres above the ground.
Queensland business owners have been urged to take steps to eliminate the risk of operating an elevated work platform, after a man was injured while operating a self-propelled scissor lift.
A safety alert has been issued about the use of portable ladders in the construction industry, after one person was killed and two others injured in falls over the past six weeks.
Only a ladder (caged or otherwise) fitted with a fall arrest system will provide long-term safe access for workers in a way that will minimise the risks involved in climbing.
A WA construction company that failed to provide a safe workplace for a 17-year-old worker, resulting in him falling 12 metres to his death, has been fined $320,000.