A Victorian building company has been fined $100,000 for repeatedly putting workers in danger by failing to control the risks of a fall from height.
Businesses across NSW have been urged to prioritise worker safety when installing solar panels, to manage risks and prevent incidents from occurring.
A safety alert has been issued for Queensland businesses after a worker fell three metres off a roof while removing asbestos roofing sheets.
An asbestos removal company has been fined after an employee fell two metres and sustained fatal injuries during demolition site preparation in Wollongong in 2020.
Inspectors from SafeWork NSW have commenced visits to businesses in the tree work industry to improve safety and compliance in the sector.
Employers across Victoria have been reminded of the risks of working from heights, after a recent spate of falls that led to three workers sustaining serious injuries.
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.