Fine demonstrates the importance of following safe work methods statements

A recent successful prosecution against a flooring business in Queensland by the work safety regulator has demonstrated the importance of diligently following safe work method statements (SWMS) in the course of preventing injury. The importance of following and reviewing high risk construction SWMS is critical to mitigation of injuries, illnesses and fatalities. According to Safe [...]

By |2021-03-27T21:57:06+09:00March 27th, 2021|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Cafe owner fined over work safety

A South Australian café owner was recently convicted and its' director fined after a young casual worker suffered serious burns in a work safety incident. This recent work safety case highlights the need for additional vigilance by owners of cafes and coffee shops. Read more about Safety in Coffee Shops On 15 August 2018 a [...]

By |2021-01-27T20:31:08+09:00January 27th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Brisbane construction company fined for failure to manage critical risk

A Brisbane construction company has been fined for a safety failure to ensure a critical risk was managed on a construction work site. The company was recently fined $85,000 in the Brisbane Magistrate's Court after a concrete worker contacted an overhead powerline with a bull float (tool). The worker received an electric shock, causing serious [...]

By |2020-06-09T06:26:25+09:00June 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments