Company slapped with prohibition notice and improvement notice
Company’s safety system found to be seriously deficient
Stop bullying orders made against a company’s Body Corporate Committee, Acting Chairman and Treasurer
Failure to install interlocked guarding on plant results in amputation injury
When companies fail to implement appropriate safety measures
Food manufacturer has penalty increased on appeal
Mining company’s failure to install guard on machinery results in injury
Morning Star Gold N.L. (the company) operates a small-scale vertical shaft mine. On 6 November 2020, an employee operated a double-drum scraper to scrape
Failure to consult relevant standards or a competent person
Designer Built Homes is a building company that was engaged to erect a hoarding along the perimeter of a building site. The site ran alongside a pedestrian footpath.
Electrical fault costs a life and $1.5 million
On 12 November 2018, an electrical arc flash (or fault) event occurred at a 6.6kV high-voltage circuit breaker in Stage 2, Unit 3 of the power plant of energy supplier and retailer Energy Australia Yallourn.
Company fined $550,000 despite a good safety record
Supagas Pty Ltd is a supplier of prefilled industrial/LPG gas cylinders. On 1 December 2017, an individual attended the Supagas’ site to collect one acetylene gas cylinder and one oxygen gas cylinder.
Heavy lifting has heavy repercussions
Group Manufacturing Victoria manufactures and installs benchtops at private residential and commercial properties.
Engineering firm fined $250,000 after excavation and basement works collapse
In 2015, engineering firm Ranjan Fernando Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd (company) certified structural drawings for a mixed commercial and residential development.
Multiple charges brought after worker crushed by stone slabs
Australia Rong Hua Fu Pty Ltd, trading as RHF Stone, imports and manufactures stone slabs and benches. Employees of RHF Stone frequently enter containers used to transport stone slabs