Two related PCBUs have committed to spending more than $500,000 on WHS undertakings and regulator costs, after a worker sustained disabling injuries while pressure testing an allegedly unsuitable brand of pipe.
Two major employers have entered enforceable undertakings totalling $636,000 - with one already spending $500,000 on rectifications - after workers were potentially exposed to hazardous respiratory environments.
An employer has committed $500,000 to enhancing its behavioural-based safety (BBS) process, conducting a hand safety campaign and other initiatives, after a worker was injured reaching into operating equipment.
A major employer has entered into a $677,000 WHS undertaking to cover a regulator's costs and educate the "next generation" of high-risk-industry workers, after a worker sustained serious injuries falling from a retractable ladder.
An employer is implementing a comprehensive traffic management plan that involves monitoring and directing forklift and delivery drivers from a despatch office, as a part of a $452,000 WHS undertaking.