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Latest news: Safety breaches

One charged, 15 fined for breaching health directions

One person has been charged and 15 fined for breaching health directions over the past week as ACT Policing have continued COVID-19 compliance checks.

Infected men fined for breaching isolation

A coronavirus case who left isolation to buy dumbbells and three virus-infected removalists who travelled to regional NSW are among more than 150 people fined for breaching COVID rules in the past 24 hours.

Tourists to leave Bali over virus breaches

Indonesia has ordered four foreign tourists from Russia, the US and Ireland to leave Bali after violating health protocols.

Serial COVID breaches force Jindabyne cafe closure

The Market shop and café in Jindabyne has been ordered to close for a week from today, 9 July, for serial COVID safety breaches across repeat visits from police, according to a media statement issued by Service NSW.

WorkSafe ACT issues over 50 notices in Throsby

Continuing to crack down on safety issues in the construction industry, WorkSafe ACT has issued more than 50 notices in the Gungahlin suburb of Throsby, which included notices for scaffolding and electrical...

WorkSafe puts construction industry on notice again

The ACT’s independent work health and safety regulator has once again put the residential construction industry “on notice”, after inspectors issued numerous notices to sites in Taylor yesterday, Tuesday 13 October. WorkSafe ACT...

Canberra restaurants fined for COVID breaches

ACT Policing fined two Canberra restaurants $5000 for breaching COVID-19 health directions last weekend during routine compliance patrols.

WorkSafe blitz shuts down company’s 13 worksites

Continuing the blitz on unsafe construction sites in the ACT, WorkSafe ACT has shut down more worksites in Watson after routine compliance inspections were conducted last week.

WorkSafe issues more construction breach notices

WorkSafe ACT has issued 14 improvement notices and four prohibition notices at four residential construction sites in North Canberra, after inspectors identified serious safety breaches. WorkSafe ACT Inspectors identified a number of concerns...