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    Latest safety news ...

    Business and director fined $165k for preventable fall causing serious injuries
    SafeWork NSW targeting nursery industry safety
    No...
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    Fine for unlicensed operation of EWP

    Becon Constructions (Australia) Pty Ltd (The Accused) was the principal contractor for the construction of a Caltex service station in Sebastopol. It engaged a family partnership (the co-accused) to...
  3. Sweet Manufacturer fined $25,000 for Amputation Injury

    Dollar Sweets Company Pty. Limited (“the defendant) is a company involved in the manufacture of diverse range of products from cake decorations to confectionery.

    On 23 May 2014 an employee of the...
  4. Pet Treat Manufacturer Fined for Multiple Breaches

    Australian Pet Essentials Pty Ltd (“the defendant”) manufactures pet food treats. They have 3 full time employees and 3 part time employees.

    Incident 1 - On 10 July 2014 an employee of the...
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    $60,000 fine for crush injury

    Silk Contract Logistics Pty Ltd (the defendant) conducts a logistics and warehousing business. On 13 February 2014, a 20 tonne shipping container was delivered to the defendant’s Tullamarine...
  6. Construction company fined for unsafe scaffolding

    Date of Outcome: 17/09/2015

    Outcome: "Garijon Pty Ltd (“the defendant”) is a company involved in the construction of domestic dwellings.

    A WorkSafe inspector attended a domestic building...
  7. Company fined $25,000 for bobcat incident causing serious injury

    Date of Outcome: 15/09/2015

    Outcome: W & H Mahony Pty Ltd (“the defendant) is a company involved in the bulk grain storage and handling.

    On 18 September 2014, an employee was using a bobcat...
  8. Dingley company has appeal over $375,000 fine dismissed

    A Dingley engineering company which had been fined a total of $375,000 after three employees were injured in separate incidents had its appeal dismissed by the Court of Appeal last week.

    Dotmar...
  9. Worksafe Prosecution Result - James Leigh Pettit

    Date of Outcome: 21/08/2015

    Outcome: On 4 March 2014, WorkSafe Inspectors Glen Woods and Alexander Finlay attended at the accused's property at 1580 Bacchus Marsh Road, Anakie having made an...
  10. Worksafe Prosecution Result - Foscor Pty Ltd

    Date of Outcome: 24/08/2015

    Outcome: On 24 August 2015, Foscor Pty Ltd (A.C.N. 070 123 107) pleaded guilty with respect to three charges arising out of breaches of the Occupational Health and...
  11. Worksafe Prosecution Result - Elonchrome Pty Ltd

    Date of Outcome: 10/08/2015

    Outcome: The Accused operates heavy vehicles and equipment to transport quarry materials. In the course of making a delivery, the pivot on a dog trailer tipping bin...
  12. Worksafe Prosecution Result - R Collie Earthmoving Pty Ltd

    Date of Outcome: 13/08/2015

    Outcome: The accused pleaded guilty to one charge pursuant to section 26 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 in that it failed to ensure that a workplace...
  13. Worksafe Prosecution Result - Ballarat Plumbing Pty Ltd

    Date of Outcome: 27/07/2015

    Outcome: The accused pleaded guilty to one rolled up charge pursuant to sections 21(1) and 21(2)(a) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 in that it failed...
  14. Worksafe Prosecution Result - Southern Grampians Shire Council

    Date of Outcome: 29/07/2015

    Outcome: On 31 October 2014, Southern Grampians Shire Council (SGSC) employees were clearing roadside vegetation on the side of a road at Hamilton. In the course of...
  15. Worksafe Prosecution Result - Van Krieken (Self Employed)

    Date of Outcome: 15/07/2015

    Outcome: Paul Andrew Van Krieken (‘Van Krieken’) pleaded guilty to a single charge pursuant to section 24(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 for...
  16. Worksafe Prosecution Result - Frewstal Pty Ltd

    Date of Outcome: 01/06/2015

    Outcome: On 15 May 2015, Frewstal Pty Ltd pleaded guilty with respect to three charges arising out of breaches of the Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004 (‘the...
  17. Worksafe Prosecution Result - Star Track Express Pty Ltd

    Date of Outcome: 24/06/2015

    Outcome: On 24 June 2015, Star Track Express Pty Ltd (A.C.N. 001 227 890) pleaded guilty with respect to one charge arising out of a breach of the Occupational Health...
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    Safety News Roundup 17 Nov 2014

    Safety News

    Sorry, we have been absent for a few weeks.

    We're now posting the news here www.jobsinsafety.com.au/news (mobile friendly) and we will endeavour to post new headlines here each...
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    Safety News Roundup 12 Sept 2014

    Workplace Safety News from the Jobs in Safety weekly bulletin

    Building behemoth John Holland accused of criminal OH&S offences
    After a two-year investigation, federal health and safety...
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    Safety News Roundup 5 Sept 2014

    Workplace Safety News from the Jobs in Safety weekly bulletin


    Split rims and multi-piece wheels video safety alert
    Split rim or multi-piece wheels can be dangerous.Under pressure, they can...
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    Safety News Roundup w/e 29 Aug 2014

    Mr Fluffy asbestos: Chief Minister Katy Gallagher defends warnings given to households and builders
    Fairfax Media has obtained documents suggesting Mr Gallagher was warned on multiple occasions...
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    Safety News Roundup 18 Aug 2014

    WA’s Mental Health Commissioner wants to appoint senior doctor to review spate of suicides among FIFO workers
    It comes as the Opposition continues to push for a more wideranging parliamentary...
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    Safety News Roundup 8 Aug 2014

    Safety News Roundup

    ACT - Mr Fluffy homes will most likely be demolished, says Chief Minister
    “The advice that I’m getting from my experts at the moment is that it is looking like demolition will...
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    Safety News Roundup 1 Aug 2014

    Mr Fluffy asbestos: Commonwealth ignored advice to shut down company in 1960s
    The Commonwealth was warned to shut down the Mr Fluffy asbestos insulation company in 1968, but it continued to operate...
  25. Safety News Update for week ending 18 July 2014

    Not Enough Evidence To Show NHVAS Works
    The worth of the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) has been brought into question, with a new report saying there is not enough evidence to...
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