Crane Collapses onto Building – SafeWork NSW v Titan Cranes and Rigging Pty Ltd [2019] NSWDC714

In SafeWork NSW v Titan Cranes and Rigging Pty Ltd [2019] NSWDC714, an incident from September 2016 was pursued by SafeWork NSW within the District Court of New South Wales. A rigging crew performed a toolbox talk and discussed the process for dismantling a J-280 tower crane. Shortly after commencing work, an error in dismantling […]

WHS Fine Increased on Appeal – Reynolds v Criscon Pty Ltd [2019] QDC 252

In October 2016, two workers were crushed to death by two 14-tonne precast concrete panels during the construction of a foul water drainage tank at the Eagle Farm Racecourse, when the panels toppled into the tank pit. In September 2018, Criscon Pty Ltd plead guilty to two offences of failure to comply with duties under […]