SafeWork SA has announced that it will carry out cross-industry compliance checks on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) for a period of three months.
Following the collapse of 20 metres of scaffolding in May 2020, SafeWork SA is urging businesses to ensure that safe systems of work are in place.
Chloch Homes & Developments, a Mount Waverley developer, has been fined a total of $27,500 for failing to provide a safe workplace.
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.