An international construction contractor headquartered in Sydney has completed $400,000 of work health and safety measures as part of an enforceable undertaking entered into with SafeWork NSW. Following an incident where a worker sustained serious injury from being hit by a steel beam, Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd (formerly Brookfield Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd) agreed to […]

The largest oil company retail network in Australia has completed more than $800,000 of work health and safety undertakings after two workers were treated in hospital following an incident at the company’s Banksmeadow fuel terminal. Since the incident in July 2013, Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd has spent more than $200,000 on rectifications at its […]

A mid-North Coast meat processing business has been fined $375,000 over the death of a worker at its Frederickton plant. The 28 year old worker died after he became pinned between a steel bin that was being carried by a forklift and a wall. The incident occurred when the man, who was employed to undertake […]

A Sydney-based printing company has committed $450,000 to various work health and safety undertakings after a worker was hit by a forklift. In lieu of prosecution, Offset Alpine Printing Pty Ltd entered an enforceable undertaking to deliver strategies that would give long-term, sustainable work health and safety improvements in the workplace, industry and community. The […]

A mentor program, educational scholarships, best-practice due-diligence and workplace safety programs are some of the great outcomes of an enforceable undertaking completed recently. Enforceable undertakings, or EUs as they are commonly known, are ‘the magical creatures of work health and safety law’, says Andrew Ball, a partner at global law firm DLA Piper. EUs began […]