workplace health and safety queensland

Building giants fined $150k over subbie’s garbage chute fall

premium_icon Building giants fined $150k over subbie’s garbage chute fall

A fine of $150,000 has been dished out to two construction companies after a subbie...

Business accused of deadly safety fail that killed dad

premium_icon Business accused of deadly safety fail that killed dad

Kevin Harney died after he was trapped at Sun Metals refinery.

Elbow dislocated in Gympie fast food restaurant accident

premium_icon Elbow dislocated in Gympie fast food restaurant accident

Rubbish compactor incident at McDonald’s Gympie last week.

International company fined $200k after worker dies on shift

premium_icon International company fined $200k after worker dies on shift

A Wacol dry ice and gas company was fined $200,000 after admitting fault in the...

Why Dreamworld's new Sky Voyager ride is sitting unused

premium_icon Why Dreamworld's new Sky Voyager ride is sitting unused

Dreamworld's new attraction has sat unused for months

Failed appeal over sugar miller's death costs WHSQ thousands

premium_icon Failed appeal over sugar miller's death costs WHSQ thousands

Court orders Health and Safety to pay Wilmar Sugar

Proserpine Mill death appeal decision handed down

premium_icon Proserpine Mill death appeal decision handed down

'If he complied with his training he would not have been hit'.

Site manager threatened to hunt and kill safety inspector

premium_icon Site manager threatened to hunt and kill safety inspector

Watching friend get "mangled" sparked aggressive response

Illegal dumping of asbestos in Allora could date back years

premium_icon Illegal dumping of asbestos in Allora could date back years

Asbestos crushed, churned and spat out into mulch for gardens.

Council dump revealed as source of asbestos contamination

Council dump revealed as source of asbestos contamination

Southern Downs Regional Council ordered to stop supplying mulch.

REVEALED: How much asbestos was found at school, footy field

premium_icon REVEALED: How much asbestos was found at school, footy field

Investigations reveal quantities of suspected ACM at both sites.

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

The number of children with possible exposure to asbestos grows

'Catastrophic' duty of care failure costs company $104,000

premium_icon 'Catastrophic' duty of care failure costs company $104,000

The executive level manager lost 76% of his bodily functions

Veolia pleads guilty two years after worker's tragic death

premium_icon Veolia pleads guilty two years after worker's tragic death

Veolia pleaded guilty today following the death of Mark Chapelhow.

Toowoomba company fined $25,000

Toowoomba company fined $25,000

COMPANY failed to tell authority of serious workplace accident.

UPDATE: Company rallies for families of dead workers

UPDATE: Company rallies for families of dead workers

Two men aged in their 30s killed in two workplace-related incidents