The importance of adequately communicating safety procedures to contractors has been highlighted this week, with a NSW Court found a company guilty under sections 19 and 32 of the State
A Victorian employer has been sentenced to six months in prison and fined $10,000 (additional $7,336 in costs) for breaching section 24 and 32 of the Victorian OHS Act: Duties
More than a decade after James Hardie made headlines for failing to protect workers from asbestos material it knew would harm them, the company is back in court.
Following the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest annual climate statement, three-month forecast and the extended heat conditions over much of Australia, work safety authorities have issued special heat warnings to employers.
A court has found a host employer guilty of failing to meet its primary duty of care requirements and failure to comply with health and safety duty. The finding comes
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