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Two men face jail in latest WHS recklessness case

In the latest of a growing number of reckless conduct cases, a company director and a worker could both be jailed for up to five years, after being charged over the death of a man within the "strike radius" of mobile plant.


Man faces $1.2m WHS fine after amusement incident

An individual could be fined up to $1.2 million, after being charged with multiple WHS breaches relating to corroded critical components and an amusement ride incident that injured two passengers.


Unassessed solvent used before death; and more

  • Unassessed solvent used before death, employer fined;
  • WHS charge follows installation failings; and
  • WHS regulator expresses dismay at latest forklift incident.

Individual faces two reckless WHS conduct charges

A man who allegedly failed to act on a first-aid assessment of a teenage worker's severe burns could be jailed for up to five years, after being charged with two category-1 WHS offences.


PCBU charged with two WHS breaches at troubled site

A mobile crane hire company has been charged with two category-2 WHS breaches, which allegedly occurred after a union unlawfully attempted to shut down the relevant workplace for safety reasons.


Free workplace psychosocial risk assessment tool

Australia's "only validated psychosocial risk assessment survey" has been relaunched on a free digital platform, under an initiative jointly funded by the country's workplace health and safety regulators.


WHS charges upheld in notorious perlite-fatality case

A PCBU has unsuccessfully contended its fatality-related WHS charges should be dismissed for being "ambiguous" and "prolix". A superior court found the particulars of the charges clearly accused the PCBU of failing to ensure workers complied with safety rules for confined spaces, and creating the risk of almost certain death to any worker who fell because of that failure.


GHS webinar covers new rules; Cladding banned; more

  • GHS 7 webinar covers new rules on gases and eye irritants;
  • Work buildings included in high-risk cladding ban in Vic; and
  • Alerts on entanglement death and access duties issued in NT.

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