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Full Court ruling could "avoid future deaths"

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A series of geotechnical and risk assessments commissioned by a mine operator, before three workers were killed in a six-week period at the mine, appeared to be directly relevant to the circumstances of one of the fatalities and it would be "absurd" to prevent a coroner viewing them, an appeals court has ruled in a high-profile case.




Coroner examines "rare" fatality, and duty holders fined

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A coronial inquiry has found that a single moment of inattention from a highly experienced worker led to him being dragged into a machine and dying. Meanwhile, an individual has been fined after a worker was killed on a tractor with corroded rollover protection, and an employer has been fined for confined space breaches.



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