Category Archives: News

Huge fines handed out for training and machine failures

An employer was fined a total of $275,000 for a machine incident and failure to [...]

Company convicted following shocking incident

In November 2020, a teenager had her scalp completely ripped off her head when her [...]

Are your contractor safety practices compliant?

Two company directors were charged for the death of a contract driver after the driver [...]

Company prosecuted for forklift truck safety failings

A 27-year-old man was using a forklift to load a racking system with empty 35kg [...]

Charges filed after work death relating to site traffic

SafeWork SA has filed charges against Inghams Enterprises Pty Ltd after a worker was struck [...]

New psychological health regulations for Victorian workplaces

Did you know that work-related mental injuries now make up 15.1% of all new claims [...]

First Industrial Manslaughter jailing brings compliance into sharp focus

A business owner has just been jailed for 18 months under Industrial Manslaughter laws for [...]

Is your workplace hazard identification process adequate?

A Company Director was convicted in December 2021 for failing to identify a hazard that [...]

Is Your Workplace Safety Training Up To Speed?

On December 8 WorkSafe launched proceedings for the death of a 55 year old  worker [...]

Is Your COVIDSafe Plan Up To Date?

WorkSafe are actively prosecuting companies for COVID breaches. A Victorian accommodation provider has just been [...]