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Company fined $230K after worker suffers conveyor belt injury

25 October, 2021

A mining and construction company in Western Australia has been fined $230,000 after an employee became trapped in an unguarded conveyor belt.


Qld mushroom farm fined $120K after worker loses arm

19 October, 2021

A family-run Queensland mushroom farm has been fined after a worker had his arm 'traumatically' severed in a workplace incident caused by faulty machinery.


Electroplating machine death results in $300K fine

08 October, 2021

A metal treatment company has been fined $300,000 over the death of a worker who became trapped in an electroplating machine on a Victorian worksite.


Recycling company fined $70K following baler hand amputation

01 October, 2021

A Victorian recycler has been fined $70,000 after a worker had his hand amputated while strapping bales of crushed aluminium at a Melbourne factory in 2014.


Tru-Gard certified safety barrier

01 August, 2021

The Tru-Gard steel safety barrier system can be used for workplace traffic management, to strengthen traffic control and protect workers.


New South Wales moves to make sustainable farming safer

28 June, 2021

The NSW Government and the Institute for Sustainable Futures are embarking on a research project to understand the safety issues facing New South Wales landholders.


Campaign highlights risk of heavy vehicle collisions in mining

17 June, 2021

The NSW Resources Regulator has conducted a campaign to raise awareness of the risk of collisions involving heavy mining equipment.


Worker dies after being struck by machinery in Victorian factory

02 June, 2021

A worker suffered head injuries and died after, it is believed, being hit by an attachment on a rubber extrusion machine. It brought the state's toll to 19 for 2021.


Plastics manufacturer fined $75K for machine injury

29 April, 2021

Icon Plastics had been fined $75,000 after a worker's hand was crushed by unguarded machinery at its Seaford factory in 2016.


Company, director fined after worker trapped beneath hoist

06 April, 2021

A Campbellfield manufacturer and its director have been fined $60,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries when he was crushed under a robotic hoist.


Company fined after worker loses both legs in accident

17 March, 2021

An SA company has been fined $350,000 after a 2017 workplace incident in which a worker's legs were amputated below the knee in a hay press.


Produce company fined $300,000 for unsafe systems of work

25 February, 2021

Zerella Holdings has been fined $300,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries from being dragged into a water pit with a moving agitator.


Safety alerts issued for NT cattle, construction industries

12 February, 2021

NT WorkSafe has released two safety alerts, following serious incidents in the cattle industry and the construction industry.


Degloving incident costs Mildura juice company $30,000

11 December, 2020

Lencia Fruit Juices Pty Ltd has been fined $30,000 after a worker's hand was sucked into an unguarded bottling machine, resulting in nerve damage.


Transport and logistics company charged over 2018 incident

02 December, 2020

K. & S. Freighters has been charged with breaching work health and safety laws, after a 2018 incident at an Adelaide depot left a worker with serious injuries.


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