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Two Firms Fined after Workers Fall Incident

Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean, reminded businesses about the importance of complying with health and safety laws following an incident which resulted in  2 Sydney companies being fined a combined total of more than $200,000. The fine came after

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Man Hospitalised after Falling from Roof in Queensland

A sixty-something year old man has been airlifted to Princess Alexandra hospital after falling from a roof in Queensland’s South East. The man was airlifted to hospital via Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, after the fall at the Somerset

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Sydney Businessman Charged after Worker’s Ladder Death

Although workers tend to display complacency towards safety around ladders, an incident that happened in Western Sydney is an example of why we need to be more cautious when working with ladders. A businessman was fined $60,000 after a worker

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Man Falls Three Metres on Construction Site

Falls from rooftops seem to be a common occurrence in the construction sector despite how well known the risks are. Yet another incident has taken place in which a man in his twenties was injured. The man was working at

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Man Injured in Gold Coast Roof Fall

A roof fall at Tallebudgera has landed one man in Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment. The man fell through a roof and sustained serious leg injuries, presumably while doing work on the roof. He was transported to hospital in

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Company Fined $120,000 for Worker Fall Incident

A kitchen cabinet manufacturer has been fined $120,000 in the Sydney District Court after failing to protect the health and safety of a worker who fell 4.5 metres and suffered serious injuries. The Wyong man suffered a fractured kneecap, wrist

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Darwin Fall Incident Results in Fines for Companies Involved

Once again the importance of fall or edge protection has been highlighted by a case that involves 2 companies in Darwin. The companies and their respective directors were charged by NT WorkSafe for an incident which seriously injured a worker

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Serious Workplace Injury leads to $60k Fine for Employer

Work from height safety is a major concern in the construction industry and in 2016 eight people lost their lives due to work related falls, many more were injured. In a recent incident a building company in Dural was fined

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Company Fined for Workers Serious Fall Injury

Injuries due to falls when there is a known risk of working at height are never acceptable – that’s the message from WorkSafe New Zealand after a construction firm was sentenced recently for an incident involving a worker falling from

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Construction Worker Injured After Falling Several Meters

A worker has sustained minor back injuries after falling on a construction site in Melbourne’s CBD. The man had to be rescued by MFB who confirmed that fire crews were attempting a “high angle rescue”, they also described it as

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