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.
Companies that own or provide maintenance for platform lifts in the UK have been alerted to several incidents of tampering with safety devices.
John Holland designed the Mobile Swing-stage Gantry in an effort to keep workers safe while maintaining 1706 marine piles across the terminal.