First Aid in Your Workplace

First Aid in Your Workplace

Like most things in our world being compliant with your Legal requirements in terms of first aid in the workplace is a little complicated. So while we have outlined the basic requirements below you can also get a more comprehensive guide from our friends at Alsco. Get...

Failure to Notify

In Australia, there have been more than 10 prosecutions for failure to notify a health and safety regulator of a notifiable incident over the past 12 months. Moreover, since April 2015, there have been at least 33 such prosecutions – 16 of which occurred in...

Company fined for forklift injuries

A Hardware store has been convicted and fined $85,000 after two workers were injured when heavy steel tubes fell from a stationary forklift. South Australian-based Balhahn Pty Ltd, trading as Balhannah Mitre 10 (the Company), pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to...

Company and director fined $900,000 after death

A Victorian court levelled combined fines of $880,000 against a building company and its director over the death of a 21-year-old apprentice at a construction site in 2013. Jacbe Builders and director David Fergusson were fined $700,000 and $180,000 respectively in...