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Fortescue Mine Death - Lack of Detailed Safe Work Procedures

Friday, January 17, 2014

An initial report into the death of a worker at a Fortescue Metals mine in December says there was no detailed safe work procedure for the installation of an operator's cabin on a mining machine. Read Full Article

BHP and a subcontractor fined over fatal accident at WA

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Mining giant BHP and a sub-contractor have been fined for a fatal workplace accident in Western Australia's North West. Read Full Article

Perth Fatality - Safety Procedures Not Followed

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

An investigation into the death of a sailor, who fell off a container ship off Perth, has found safety procedures were not followed. Read Full Article

Friday, October 01, 2010

The Industrial Magistrates Court has found Townsville Gymnastics guilty of breaches to the Act after Michelle Maitland, 19, fell and died during a recreational gymnastics class in June last year.  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

Victorian Cafe Fined $220,000 Over Bullying Death

Monday, February 08, 2010

ABC News reported that a magistrate has fined a Melbourne cafe company $220,000 over a workplace bullying case that resulted in a waitress committing suicide. In addition a number of employees were also fined sums of between $10,000 and $45,000 each.

Brodie Panlock, a 19-year-old waitress, took her own life in 2006 after enduring persistent bullying by her colleagues at Cafe Vamp in Hawthorn. Read Full Article

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