On 13 May 2024, an asbestos removal company was sentenced in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court for three breaches of the Work Health and Safety A

On 13 May 2024, the defendant company, who supplies liquified petroleum gas to residential and commercial premises, pleaded guilty to two offences

On 1 May 2024, the defendant was sentenced in the Southport Magistrates Court for failing to comply with an individual duty (as a worker) to take r

On 23 April 2024, a worker was sentenced in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court for threatening or intimidating an inspector contrary to section 190

On 19 April 2024, an aluminium production company was sentenced in the Brisbane Magistrates Court for breaching section 19 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (‘the Act’), having failed to comply with its primary health and safety duty.

On 17 April 2024, a heavy vehicle maintenance company (‘the corporate defendant’) and its director (‘the individual defendant’) were sentenced in t

On 17 April 2024, a long-standing director of a company engaged in the business of manufacturing and supplying bakery products was sentenced in the Townsville Magistrates Court for breaching section 32 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (‘the Act’). The defendant pleaded guilty to failing to exercise due diligence over a period of 18 months to ensure that the company complied with its health and safety duty, thereby exposing workers to the risk of death or serious injury.

On 19 March 2024, a corporation pleaded guilty to a ‘Category 2’ offence contrary to s.32 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (‘the WHS

On 11 April 2024, a scaffold company was sentenced in the Cairns Magistrates Court for breaching section 32 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (‘the Act’) when its workers inadvertently dislodged a 2 metre scaffold plank whilst modifying erected scaffolding. The plank fell 7.5 metres, landing approximately 3 metres from a carpentry worker.

On 9 April 2024, a company was sentenced in the Southport Magistrates Court for breaching section 300(1) of the Work Health and Safety Regulati