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The Regulators Need Teeth

The Regulators Need Teeth

Politicians are always talking about removing the "Red Tape" so business can just get on with what they do and create more jobs, a bigger economy and grow the country. For many, Safety "Red Tape" falls into this category, apparently, it's already too hard to run a...

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$650k Fine over “inevitable” fatal fall

$650k Fine over “inevitable” fatal fall

An employer has been fined $650,000 after a worker died in a 12-metre fall from a platform that was completely unsuitable for purpose, making the fall almost inevitable. In February 2016, the labourer was inside a riser shaft on the fourth floor of a multi-level...

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All Eye’s on First Industrial Manslaughter Case in QLD

All Eye’s on First Industrial Manslaughter Case in QLD

Today sees the firs Industrial Manslaughter charges in Qld mentioned in court. The PCBU, Brisbane Auto Recycling Pty Ltd, could be fined up to $10 million for negligently causing the death of a worker, who was struck by a reversing forklift at a wrecking yard in...

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