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  • Jan 18, 2019 at 12:13 pm, by

    Victorian worker electrocuted on roof

    A 19-year-old man has died after being electrocuted in the roof of a house in Melbourne’s outer-west. It is believed the man was installing an air-conditioner on the roof of the two-storey house in Plumpton on Tuesday evening when he was electrocuted. WorkSafe is investigating the incident. Figures from WorkSafe Victoria show three workers have Continue Reading

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  • Jan 17, 2019 at 12:12 pm, by

    Draft guidance on ground control for WA mining operations open for comment

    Comment is being sought on a suite of guidance material on ground control for Western Australian mining operations. As part of this guidance, the department has drafted a code of practice and a guideline, both of which are available for comment. Director Mines Safety Andrew Chaplyn said ground control was a critical element of ensuring safety on mine sites. Continue Reading

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  • Jan 16, 2019 at 12:14 pm, by

    Man run over by tractor in central Victoria

    A man has been airlifted to hospital after being run over by a tractor in central Victoria. According to reports, the man was trying to jump-start the tractor when the incident took place. Police and emergency services were called to Castle Hill Road shortly before 7.30am following reports of a tractor incident. The man in Continue Reading

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  • Jan 15, 2019 at 12:11 pm, by

    Man hospitalised after being run over by industrial grass slasher

    A man has been seriously injured after being run over by a grass slasher south of Darwin. Emergency services were called to a property at Middle Point about 7pm on Saturday. Details of how the man was run over by the industrial mower are still unclear, Craig Garraway, duty manager at St John Ambulance told Continue Reading

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  • Jan 14, 2019 at 12:08 pm, by

    Man hospitalised after ladder fall

    A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering head and shoulder injuries when he fell from a ladder in northern New South Wales. The incident happened on Friday afternoon. Paramedics were called to the Barraba property about 4pm. The man was stabilised on scene before being flown to a Tamworth hospital by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. Falls Continue Reading

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