Two of Australia’s biggest construction companies have entered in to a $225,000 enforceable undertaking after two concrete panels, each weighting 11.3 tonnes, fell from a contractor’s truck in October 2006.
A Kilmore man has died in hospital after falling 2.4m at a housing development at Doreen last week.
An osteopath has been convicted and fined $16,000 after pleading guilty to fraudulently obtaining payments from WorkSafe.
A garbage collection company was fined $42,000 yesterday over an incident where a 92kg bin lifting arm, fitted to a garbage truck, fell suddenly and struck a worker on the head.
Goodman Fielder Consumer Foods Pty Ltd was convicted and fined $90,000 yesterday over an incident in which a worker's hand was crushed in a machine.
A trolley collection company was convicted and fined $200,000 today after the death of elderly man who was run over by a reversing vehicle at a shopping centre loading dock.