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Komatsu driverless trucks

Mining giant accepts blame for workplace fatality

A multinational resources company confessed to unlawfully causing one employee death at a mine site. A Rio Tinto subsidiary recently pleaded guilty to failing to enforce speed limits, resulting in a...

Conveyor belt

Horrific conveyor accident kills worker

Authorities are examining circumstances surrounding an equipment-related workplace death. Police, WorkSafe Western Australia and the State Department of Fire and Emergency Services recently...

Orbit Drilling

Employer fined for fatal blow to worker’s head

An exploration and water boring company will pay after a team member died from a serious injury more than two years ago. Orbit Drilling recently pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a...

heat stress at work

Warning to guard against heat stress at work

Western Australian workplaces have been reminded to guard against the effects of extreme temperatures as another week of summer heat hits the State. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren Kavanagh today...

AMSJ April 2022