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Engineering company sued $2m after accident

A diversified services company is facing a near $2 million workplace accident lawsuit in Central Queensland. A young boilermaker is suing contractor UGL Operations and Maintenance after suffering a...

Worker seriously injured after fall from truck

A worker was seriously injured after falling from an articulated dump truck at a New South Wales mine. The plant operator suffered a skull fracture after the February incident, according to a New...

Mine Worker Walks Away After Six Metre Fall Incident

A Significant Incident Report has been issued after a worker at a WA mine lost his balance on a mobile screening plant and fell over six metres to the ground. The incident happened after a supervisor...

Crane Topples Over In Front of Inspector at Roy Hill

Talk about embarrassing – a crane has toppled over in front of a safety inspector at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine construction site  in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The incident...

Warning Issued On Mobile Elevated Work Platforms

Warning Issued Over Mobile Elevated Work Platforms

Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum has received dozens of incident reports involving the use of mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) over the past 18 months. According to...

LNG plant worker injured in fall at Curtis Island

A worker at Santos’ LNG plant on Curtis Island near Gladstone sustained a number of injuries yesterday in a fall. The Gladstone Observer reports that the 27-year old sustained swollen ankles, a...