New Zealand meat manufacturer fined after worker lost four fingers - 17.9.20

A New Zealand meat manufacturer has been sentenced for health and safety failures after a worker lost four fingers in a processing machine. The company was sentenced at the Christchurch District Court this week following the incident in March 2019. The worker was cleaning the machine when he reached... Read more.

Melbourne recycling company fined over separate incidents that left workers injured - 26.8.20

PowerPoint Presentation A Melbourne recycling company has been fined $115,000 after workers were injured in two separate incidents. The company has been convicted and fined in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on August 7 following their guilty plea to four charges. The recycling company was fined $50,000 for two charges... Read more.

Victorian meat processor fined for severe hand injury - 17.8.20

Diamond Valley Pork, a pork processor based in Laverton, Victoria, has been convicted and fined $130,000 for failing to adequately guard plant, after a worker was seriously injured when his arm became trapped in a waste chute in January 2019. The Melbourne Magistrates’ Court heard the worker was operating... Read more.

WA company found guilty of gross negligence - 15.7.20

A waste recycling company was found guilty of gross negligence over an incident in 2016 where a labour hire worker’s arm was amputated at the shoulder. The company was found guilty of failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment for a labour hire worker in the Perth... Read more.

Company fined $293,000 after worker’s hand trapped in machinery - 6.7.20

A company has been fined $293,000 after a worker’s hand was trapped in machinery for 10 minutes in a horror workplace injury. The female employee has likely lost the full use of her hand after getting it caught in a chain at a Napier meat processing business. She will... Read more.