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trailer ramp failure results in fatal injuries for worker

Fatal injuries from falling trailer ramp

A worker has died from fatal injuries sustained from a falling trailer ramp on a low loader trailer at a construction depot in Te Kuiti New Zealand. The 43-year-old father of two was reportedly...

Fight at mine site

Fight at West Australian mine ends in death

A fight at a Western Australian Lithium mine following a pre-start meeting has ended in a one worker dead and another in Police custody. Homicide Police have commenced an investigation into the...

Contractor fined $195,000 for Cloudbreak fatality

BTP Equipment Pty Ltd has been fined $195,000 and ordered to pay $100,000 in costs for its involvement in the death of worker Paul Torre on 24 December 2010. Mr Torre was working in the mobile...

173 workers killed in 2015

More than 170 workers have been killed at work in 2015, according to Safe Work Australia statistics. The data, collected up until December 1, revealed 173 people had died at work, including 23 in...