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NSW: Company fined $1 million over electrocution incident

Monday 22 May 2017

The NSW District Court recently fined a window glass company $1 million – the highest ever fine imposed in NSW under the Work Health and Safety Act – following an incident in which a worker was electrocuted and suffered serious burns.

NT: Blasé attitude towards safety leads to company fine

Monday 22 May 2017

A Darwin crane hire and rigging company has been convicted and fined $11,800 after its company director was videoed climbing a tower crane without appropriate fall protection measures in place on two separate occasions.

SA: KFC fined after worker falls into hot oil tank

Monday 22 May 2017

A KFC outlet at South Australia’s Eastwood has been convicted and fined over an incident in which a young worker suffered burns to nine per cent of his body.

WA: Westdrill fined $10,000 following incident at Pilbara mine

Monday 22 May 2017

Westdrill Pty Ltd pleaded guilty to two charges of breaching the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 and has been fined $5000 for each charge in Perth Magistrates Court.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday 1 June 2017

SIA VIC - Young Safety Professionals Meet Up - Thursday 1 June 2017

On behalf of the Safety Institute of Australia, we invite you to attend our Young Safety Professionals run monthly meet-up on Thursday 1st June. Our guest presenter this month will be Helen O’Keefe, a specialist health and safety recruiter who runs her own boutique OHS search and consulting business - HOK Talent Solutions.

Wednesday 7 June 2017

SIA NT - June Networking Event

The Safety Institute of Australia - NT Branch is proud to host another networking event for SIA Members and other safety minded professionals on Wednesday 7 June 2017.

Thursday 8 June 2017

SIA Webinar: Implementing and Evaluating Injury Management Programs

This webinar will provide an overview on Implementing and Evaluating Injury Management Programs.

Tuesday 13 June 2017

The Great Debate: All incidents are preventable

The SIA WA Branch will be hosting the second event in series of opportunities to challenge and support industry ideas over a glass of wine and a light-hearted but serious debate. The second debate will be held on Tuesday 13th of June at Bar 399 on the topic: "All Incidents Are Preventable"


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