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+09:00October 16th, 2020|News|1 Comment

New changes to NSW work health and safety

A number of new changes to work health and safety in NSW have been made following the passing of the Work Health and Safety Amendment (Review) Act 2020 in June 2020. The key aspects of the changes to the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 include: Enhancement of the Category 1 offence by including “gross negligence” [...]

By |2020-07-06T05:12:52+09:00July 6th, 2020|Legislation|3 Comments

PCYC to be prosecuted over death at gym

Queensland Workplace Health and Safety officials have confirmed that they will proceed with a prosecution of PCYC over the death of 15-year-old Bray Park resident Ben Shaw at its Pine Rivers gym in September 2017. Ben died under tragic circumstances while he was bench pressing 100kg at the Pine Rivers Centre. A staff member at [...]

By |2019-09-24T01:59:01+09:00September 24th, 2019|News, Safety Advice|1 Comment

Tips to keep ahead of the Work Health and Safety Act

The recent changes to the Workplace Health & Safety Act legislation in Queensland have increased business’ focus on workplace health and safety. The changes are likely to impact all businesses in Queensland but in particular those businesses that have elected or appointed health and safety representatives We’ve compiled some tips to help you cope with [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:45:47+09:00September 3rd, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments