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.
A West Australian labour hire company and contractor have been fined $20,000 and $9000 respectively, for refusing to hire a 70-year-old grader due to his age.
NT WorkSafe has published an Incident Information Release, following three separate crush incidents that led to serious injuries over the span of one month.
The CFMMEU and one of its officials have been fined $54,540 for failing to comply with occupational health and safety requirements at the Monash Freeway upgrade project.
Safe Work Australia has published guidance to help PCBUs manage the work health and safety risks associated with concrete pumping on construction sites.
Traffic control devices such as destination signs and traffic lights need to be designed from a human-centred perspective to be effective, according to a UNSW expert.
A hyperbaric oxygen therapy provider and its clinical director have been fined $726,750 after the death of a customer in 2016.
Two men died in separate workplace incidents over the span of 48 hours in Victoria. The deaths brought the state's 2021 workplace fatality total to 30.
A demolition company has been fined $133,000 after a worker was seriously injured by the falling ramp of a low loader trailer.
A South Coast drilling company has been fined $375,000 after a worker was fatally crushed by a truck in October 2017.
Companies in industries with high safety priorities — such as mining — are embracing a whole new generation of powerful, portable and ergonomic tools.
Plant Assessor is a machinery safety platform that helps users ensure that machinery is safe for use and meets all legal compliance requirements.
A safety app, developed by SafeWork NSW and Lindsay Transport, provides training and guidance for NSW transport workers to reduce the risk of workplace injuries.