A Somerton boat company has been found guilty and fined $275,000 over the death of a worker in December 2011.
WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a worker in Somerton yesterday.
An injured worker who fraudulently obtained $112,000 in benefits after falsely claiming to be wheelchair-bound and in need of 24-hour care has been jailed for 16 months.
A visit to a local supermarket by a WorkSafe inspector has resulted in a guilty plea and $5000 fine for a
A freight company was convicted and fined $375,000 over the death of a worker who was crushed by a 635kg computer server that fell off a forklift at its Laverton North depot.
A tree lopping company was convicted and fined $15,000 following an incident in which an employee was knocked unconscious and left hanging from a tree.
The death of three workers in four days has prompted WorkSafe to issue an urgent plea for workplaces to make safety their priority in the lead-up to the end of year break.
The former owner of an industrial laundry in Mildura who subjected his staff to physical, psychological and verbal bullying over a two-year period was today convicted and fined $50,000 and ordered to pay $50,000 in costs.
A Gippsland meat processing company has been found guilty over the death of a worker who was crushed while cleaning a machine in its slaughter room.
A labour hire company has been ordered to spend $200,000 improving safety on its clients’ machines after a worker was dragged hip-deep into inadequately guarded rollers, resulting in serious pelvic and ankle injuries.
Two companies involved in major sewage pipeline project at Templestowe were each fined $30,000 after a worker was injured when a trench collapsed.
A Chelsea Heights fitness club was fined $7000 after it failed to help an injured worker get back to work.
A drilling company has been fined $170,000 after pleading guilty to an incident in which a falling gantry crane injured one man and narrowly missed several others working on the Wonthaggi desalination pipeline project.
A worker died after he was struck by a falling tree branch at a Warragul property yesterday afternoon.
A Montmorency agricultural manufacturing company has been convicted and fined $140,000 over an incident which killed a worker who was struck on the head by a metal rod.