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Is Your Workplace Safety Training Up To Speed?

On December 8 WorkSafe launched proceedings for the death of a 55 year old  worker who sustained burns from an electrical arc flash and later died in hospital. WorkSafe Victoria has alleged that Energy Australia breached subsections 21 (1) and (2) relating to failure to provide information, instructions and training in accordance with operating manuals […]

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Is Your COVIDSafe Plan Up To Date?

WorkSafe are actively prosecuting companies for COVID breaches. A Victorian accommodation provider has just been charged by WorkSafe for not having a COVIDSafe Plan in place. It was also alleged they breached the Act by not having a sign-in process for contractors entering the facility. This case has been listed for hearing in the Melbourne […]

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Director sentenced for recklessly ignoring WHS complaint

Another company officer has been handed a prison sentence in Queensland, this time for recklessly disregarding a worker’s safety concerns in the minutes before a second worker slipped and sustained serious impalement injuries. Illawarra Enterprises (Qld) Pty Ltd director Michael Peter Walsh was sentenced to four months’ jail, wholly suspended for 12 months, in the […]

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