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Recent Federal Court Decision – Lim v Comcare  - 28 Apr 2017

Recent media has indicated that the decision made by the Full Bench of the Federal Court, handed down on Monday 24 April 2017 in the matter of Lim v Comcare, will result in Comcare having to accept previously denied claims.

Cleanaway fined over Adelaide chemical fire  - 20 Apr 2017

Waste management company Cleanaway has been convicted and fined $650,000 over a chemical fire in Adelaide that injured an employee.

Comcare awards recognise work health and safety excellence  - 14 Sep 2016

A safer working environment for a Defence ballistics team and a new approach to change management at Australia’s nuclear research and development agency are among the initiatives recognised at the 2016 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

Cleanaway charged over Adelaide truck crash  - 15 Aug 2016

Federal work health and safety regulator Comcare today began legal proceedings against national waste management company Cleanaway over a truck crash that killed two people in Adelaide.

John Holland fined in Comcare’s first WHS Act prosecution  - 08 Jun 2016

Construction company John Holland has been convicted and fined $130,000 over an incident that endangered the lives of two Adelaide motorists.

Company fined $170,000 over Brisbane fatality  - 11 May 2016

A fatal accident at Brisbane’s Airport Link project has cost construction company John Holland a $170,000 fine for breaching Commonwealth work health and safety laws.

Airservices fined over fatal Darwin crash  - 22 Apr 2016

Airservices Australia has been fined $160,000 for breaching federal work health and safety laws over a fatal crash involving an airport firefighting truck.

Nominations open for 2016 Comcare WHS Awards  - 04 Apr 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

Are you GHS ready?  - 31 Mar 2016

A new international system of chemical labelling and classification will be a focus of forums being held across Australia by federal work health and safety regulator Comcare.

Defence fined over soldier’s death in training exercise  - 20 Aug 2015

The Australian Defence Force has been fined $220,000 for breaching federal workplace health and safety laws over the fatal shooting of a soldier in a training exercise.

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