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Horror 2016 For Victorian Workplaces

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Victorian workplaces must do more in 2017 to prioritise safety following a horror year in which 26 people lost their lives at work. Read Full Article

Builder Fined $350,000 Over Work Death

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

An Echuca construction company and its directors have been fined over the death of a worker four years ago. Peter Miller died at a construction site in Apollo Bay, when a partially built floor he was working on collapsed after more than 10 tonnes of building blocks was placed on it. Read Full Article

Drilling Company Pleads Guilty - High Pressure Hose Death

Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court heard basic safety procedures were not adhered to.  Australian Goldfields' company, Redmond Drilling, will be sentenced next month over the death of a worker three years ago. Read Full Article

High Court Overturns NSW OHS Prosecution - 1.3M Costs Awarded

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Calls have been made for the New South Wales Government to review all prosecutions over workplace deaths after a High Court ruling last week. Read Full Article

$80,000 Fine for Equipment Supplier

Friday, February 05, 2010

A County Court judge has convicted and fined what he called “a small business in
difficult times” $80,000 after it failed to provide safety information about its products to
its customers. Read Full Article

Company fined $500,000 - Confined Space Death

Friday, February 05, 2010

WorkSafe has warned companies and workers about the dangers of working in confined
spaces after a tank cleaning company was convicted and fined $500,000 last week after
a worker died. Read Full Article

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