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  • Feb 18, 2019 at 12:58 pm, by

    WA mining company fined $58,000 after crush injury

    A WA mining company has been fined $ 58,000 after a worker was seriously injured while carrying out maintenance on a jaw crusher in April 2014. The man was working at a mine site, about 25km southeast of Cue, on 17 April 2014 when the incident occurred. A jaw crusher is used to crush mined Continue Reading

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  • Feb 17, 2019 at 12:56 pm, by

    NZ quad bike incidents prompt warning

    Recent vehicle rollover incidents in New Zealand prompted Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace to remind Queenslanders to heed quad bike safety warnings. “I’d like to offer my condolences to the families of those involved in these terrible quad bike incidents. Sadly, they are a tragic reminder to all of us that quad bikes can be Continue Reading

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  • Feb 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm, by

    Employers reminded to supervise apprentices during flood recovery activity

    Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is reminding employers to supervise apprentices during flood recovery activities. During the flood recovery activity in North Queensland, Electrical Safety Office inspectors have come across instances where electrical apprentices are performing electrical work without proper supervision. Employers are reminded that supervision should be appropriate with consideration to the type of Continue Reading

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  • Feb 15, 2019 at 12:53 pm, by

    ACT worker trapped in skid-steer loader

    A man has been injured after he became trapped in a skid-steer loader during a worksite incident in Turner. It happened on Wednesday afternoon. Emergency services used hydraulic rescue tools to free the man about 12.30pm. ACT ambulance paramedics treated the man for his injuries on the scene before transporting him to The Canberra Hospital Continue Reading

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  • Feb 14, 2019 at 12:54 pm, by

    Man impaled by bull in South Australia

    A man is recovering in hospital after being impaled by a bull at a rural property in South Australia’s Mid North. Reports indicated the man in his 20s was impaled through his back by the animal at a property in Caltowie West on Saturday afternoon. He was stabilised at the scene by ambulance paramedics. The Continue Reading

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