The Hazard 2020 safety campaign identified mobile plant and scaffolding hazards as the most common causes of non-compliance with WHS Accreditation Scheme requirements.
A Tingalpa construction company and its director have been fined $90,000 for unsafe work practices that led to a worker sustaining serious injuries after a fall.
The Queensland Government has invested in Gold Coast company Buildsafe to create more local jobs and make the construction industry safer.
A developer has been convicted and fined $75,000 for repeatedly failing to address safety issues at a Doncaster building site.
A second compliance campaign, focused on mobile elevating work platforms, has highlighted the need for trained ground support personnel in the event of an emergency.
A manufacturer has been fined $30,000 after a worker fell 1.5 metres from a stack of pallets while unloading a delivery truck, sustaining a fractured skull.
A roofing company is one of the first companies to be prosecuted and fined under Western Australia's regime of stronger penalties introduced in October 2018.
Victorian workplaces have been urged to reassess the effectiveness of their fall prevention measures, after a spate of falls from height led to injuries and death.
A carpentry company has been convicted and fined after an apprentice worker fell from a height of three metres and sustained serious pelvic and spinal injuries.
A mining company has been fined $102,000 after a worker fell at least 1.5m from a work basket attached to an integrated tool carrier, sustaining severe injuries.
A painter has been fined $40,000 and ordered to pay costs of $3574, after a contractor was seriously injured in a fall through a skylight.
SafeWork SA inspectors have issued more than 100 statutory notices across residential construction sites in South Australia, for height and scaffolding risks.
The Western Australia Port Authority engaged Treadwell to provide new handrails and an access ramp, to enable safer staff access.
A SafeWork SA safety campaign has identified key trends that reveal the dangers of working at height on residential construction sites.
SafeWork SA has urged workplaces to have adequate systems in place to reduce the risk of falls, after it recorded 357 interventions about falls from height.