An incident in 2013, in which an 18-year-old worker’s skull was pierced by a steel bar has resulted in the construction company in control of the site being fined $90,000.
An employee of a company previously convicted of a workplace fatality has been severely injured and the employer fined $300,000. In March of 2015, on a worksite operated by Ceerose
The NSW Court of Appeal has found that a company failed to protect its workers from the risk of falling objects, and is solely liable for a man’s permanent brain
NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton says that the jailing of a serial asbestos dumper “served as an important warning to those thinking of breaking the law”. It was the first
The importance of safety procedures when working at heights and on building sites has again been highlighted in a SafeWork case in NSW. In April of 2016, two men were
A worker suffered serious chemical burns because he didn’t understand his workplace’s hazardous spill procedure, in an incident from January of 2016. The accident has been determined as the fault
There have been renewed calls for a focus on safety limits on machinery on worksites after a crane operator who disregarded safety warnings seriously injuring another worker. In Karratha in
A Melbourne construction company has been fined $275,000 following the death of a painter who fell 3.46 metres through a stair void at a Mornington Peninsula building site. VCON Pty