These Crashes Will Leave You Confused

Heavy equipment accidents are some of the most common on the construction site and many of them end fatally. It’s important we abide by the site’s health and safety plan and our safety training when on site. It’s also important that everyone operating these machines is qualified to do so including being in possession of a High Risk Licence. Watch the video to see why.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5BN3H1XFSA

Serious Worker Injury Results in $90,000 Fine for Mining Company

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Source: www.som.uq.edu.au

A processing firm has been slapped with a $90,000 fine for an incident that happened in 2012 which resulted in a serious injury for one worker.

The firm pleaded guilty to 2 charges of failing to provide a safe work environment following the October 2012 incident.

The worker was seriously injured after being stuck by a one tonne pipe and being swept off the stack of pipes. The worker fell 4 meters. The man was rigging the pipes to a crane before they could be unloaded from the truck when the incident happened.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/10/company-fined-90000-providing-safe-work-environment/#.VhJex_mqqko