SafeWork SA has urged businesses who install void scaffolds to ensure they meet Australian Standards, after two workers were injured due to a collapsing scaffold.
SKM Recycling has been fined $115,000 and ordered to pay costs of $18,000 following two separate incidents at its Laverton recycling sorting facility.
Following two separate incidents that led to workers falling from height, SafeWork SA has issued a safety alert about risk management while working on roofs.
SafeWork NSW inspectors visited construction sites in Newcastle to ensure they had the right safeguards in place, following a number of on-site injuries.
A construction company has been fined $850,000 after a carpenter fell more than three metres to his death on a building site in Melbourne.
Fall arrest roof anchors are life saving devices and when conducting work at height it is imperative to know that you can rely on your systems to perform as expected.
SafeWork SA has announced that it will carry out cross-industry compliance checks on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) for a period of three months.
Following the collapse of 20 metres of scaffolding in May 2020, SafeWork SA is urging businesses to ensure that safe systems of work are in place.
Chloch Homes & Developments, a Mount Waverley developer, has been fined a total of $27,500 for failing to provide a safe workplace.