Scrap metal yard fined $80,000 over worker death

4th March 2014  A Picton scrap metal business has been fined $80,000 (plus $3000 in costs) over an unsafe work environment in which a worker died in 2011. J & P Group Pty Ltd – trading as J & P Metals – pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe...

WorkSafe inspection program looks at floor covering retailers

25th February 2014 WorkSafe is undertaking an inspection program to look at safety issues relating to manual tasks in WA’s floor covering retail premises. Continuing throughout the remainder of the financial year in both metropolitan and regional areas, the program...

Retrial over young Miner's death

Thursday 23rd January 2014 A WA mining company is facing a retrial over the death of a worker in 2008, after a judge overruled an acquittal on charges the firm failed to provide a safe working environment. In September 2008, teenage apprentice Adam Michael Sargeant...

Retrial over young Miner’s death

Thursday 23rd January 2014 A WA mining company is facing a retrial over the death of a worker in 2008, after a judge overruled an acquittal on charges the firm failed to provide a safe working environment. In September 2008, teenage apprentice Adam Michael Sargeant...