A Queensland edge protection company and director have been fined $55,000 after a roofing contractor fell 2.6 metres, sustaining serious injuries.
A solar panel installation company has been charged for failing to maintain a safe working environment, after a worker suffered a fatal fall from a ladder.
Worksafe WA is investigating the death of a 25-year-old worker at a property in Esperance.
Mainline Developments has been fined $125,000 for serious safety breaches that threatened the safety of workers at a Victorian construction site.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a tradesman who was killed in a horrific scissor lift accident in Brunswick, Melbourne.
A hotelier company has received a $70,000 fine after a contractor sustained serious injuries by falling into an unguarded cellar void.
Two serious incidents since December 2019 have prompted SafeWork SA to issue a reminder about fragile roof safety.
Three men have been hospitalised after suffering falls at work sites, prompting WorkSafe to warn employers to take fall risks seriously.
Inspectors from SafeWork NSW will visit businesses in the transport, distribution and warehousing sectors, to reduce injuries related to falls.
Sydney/metropolitan transport and distribution businesses could soon get a visit from SafeWork NSW as part of a program aimed at reducing fall-related injuries.
Three lawyers explore a recent Australian case that demonstrates an employer will not be liable merely because there is another safer way of doing something.
A worker was taken to hospital in critical condition on Friday, 6 September after falling around 10 metres from scaffolding at an ACT construction site.
Construction workers and businesses are being encouraged to provide feedback on a draft code of practice on working safely with formwork and falsework.