Dreamworld’s work health and safety guilty plea over tragic fatal accident

Dreamworld's parent company, Ardent Leisure Limited has pleaded guilty and been fined $3.6 million over the 2016 Thunder River Rapids ride tragic fatal accident that claimed the lives of four people. The Dreamworld tragedy brings about a range of work health and safety considerations for business owners who must ensure the safety of persons other [...]

By |2020-10-16T01:20:10+00:00October 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Dreamworld’s systemic failure to identify and quantify risk

The Dreamworld tragedy and the subsequent coroner’s investigation report issued today by Coroner James McDougall has highlighted a myriad of issues that lie at the heart of effective safety management systems in organisations. Coroner McDougall said at the heart of the tragedy there was “systemic failure” of the organisation in respects of “all aspects of [...]

By |2020-02-24T07:57:24+00:00February 24th, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Safety lessons from Dreamworld tragedy

With the Queensland Coroner, James McDougall, to hand down his findings on the 2016 Dreamworld tragedy, it may be the right time for Australian businesses to take some safety lessons that can be applied to their own environments. The deaths of four tourists at Dreamworld has been a defining moment in workplace safety in Australia particularly [...]

By |2018-12-31T05:45:21+00:00December 31st, 2018|Safety Advice|2 Comments