Yarra Valley Snack Foods has been fined $80,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries to his lung, ribs, lower back, leg and ankle in a workplace incident.
A sheet metal fabrication company has been fined $40,000 after a workplace incident that led to a work experience student having to amputate the tip of his finger.
A cattle company in Central Australia has pleaded guilty and been fined $30,000 after a freak accident left two workers seriously injured.
Whilst the majority of record keeping has moved to the digital world, manual faxing still remains a staple of worksites.
Diamond Valley Pork has been fined $130,000 for a 2019 incident in which a worker's hand was crushed while trapped in a waste chute.
SafeWork NSW inspectors will conduct a compliance blitz across the state, verifying licensing and operator competency on crane operators at worksites.
On 29 July, a 37-year-old worker died at a construction site in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory after falling from the tracks of an excavator.
A Victorian equipment hire company has been fined $85,000 following the death of a worker who was loading lift equipment onto a truck.
Two workers have died in separate incidents in what WorkSafe Victoria has described as "a tragic 48 hours". It brings the state's toll to 42 for 2020.
After a man was fatally struck by a tree while felling it with a chainsaw, WorkCover Queensland has issued guidance to prevent similar incidents in future.
With COVID-19 restrictions easing and workers returning to their places of work, building HVAC systems must be considered as part of a safe reopening.
After a young worker was seriously injured while operating a mobile crane, WorkCover Queensland has urged PCBUs to manage the WHS risks when using mobile cranes.
Digital twin technology could transform construction by teaching users how to evaluate hazards from the safety of afar, and may remove the need to be present onsite altogether.