Date PostedJanuary 30, 2019

Operator Convicted and Fined after Truck Driver Death

According to WorkSafe Victoria, the quarry operator involved in a workplace fatality in 2016 has been convicted and fined following the death of a subcontractor.

The subcontractor died when his dump truck rolled on a stockpile.

The quarry operator was found guilty of contravening a section of the OHS Act by failing to ensure the workplace safe and without risks to workers.

WorkSafe health and safety executive director Julie Nielsen said this should serve as a reminder to employers that it is unacceptable to put the safety of any worker at risk by failing to identify hazards and not taking action on these hazards.

Read more https://www.fullyloaded.com.au/industry-news/1812/victorian-quarry-fined-after-truck-driver-death

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