$650K fine for company over workplace fatality

$650K fine for company over workplace fatality

“This death could have easily been avoided if other workers had been warned about the unsafe platform, or if the company had made readily available and cheap modifications to reduce the risk of a fall,” explained Julie Nielsen, WorkSafe Executive Director of Health and Safety.

“Falls from height are one of the biggest killers of Victorian workers and WorkSafe will not hesitate to prosecute employers who do not control the associated risks.”

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