Latest fall prevention News

Solar Installer Fined $40,000 For Ignoring Falls Risk
Seniors Encouraged To Get Moving This April Falls Day
Trade Breakfast To Serve Up Safety Tips Ahead Of Blitz
Ballooning company fined after worker falls through roof  
Worker Dies After Tragic Spike In Construction Falls
Council To Host Seniors Festival In Shellharbour
Conviction after fall leaves worker with spinal injuries  
Increased fine for roofer that failed to manage falls risk  
Prevention focus on deaths and injuries from construction falls  
$900K IN FINES HANDED OUT AS SAFEWORK CRACKS DOWN ON FALLS FROM HEIGHTS THREATS
Builder fined for failing to manage fall risk
Gamified at-home exercises can help to prevent falls in older people
Gamified at-home exercises shown to effectively prevent falls in older people
Fall from height to cost recycler $295,000
Building company fined over multiple safety failures
Solar company fined $35,000 for rooftop fall risk
Sydney researchers win NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science and Engineering
Mater celebrates its Springfield leaders
No Falls November
Construction blitz to target falls from height and asbestos  
Training to help older adults prevent falls at home
Builder fined $390,000 after tragic fall
Exercise Can Help Decrease Fall Risk for Elderly People
Workers, families and employers pay high cost of falls
$2m to support healthy eating, active living and social reconnection
Consortium wins grant to study the use of world-first sensor technology platform in residential aged care fall prevention
Solar installer fined after ignoring seven metre fall risk  
Build better balance this April Falls
Court hits demolition company with $85,000 penalty
Food manufacturer fined for fall and mobile plant risks
More than 120 employers fined for safety breaches in 2022
UNSW academics awarded $2.4m by NHMRC to commercialise innovative research
World-leading falls researchers and clinicians call for urgent Government action on $2.3bn health problem no one talks about
Builder fined $100,000 for failing to control fall risks
Algorithm measures quality of gait through smart watches
CDC grant spurs research for fall prevention
Roofing company fined after worker’s fall
Builders fined over Sunshine Coast work safety hazard
ActiveKIT keeps Queenslanders moving
Company and director fined $320,000 after unprotected fall
Abattoir fined $35,000 after worker’s fall
Construction company fined $320,000 in Ballantine fall case
No working at heights safety measures costs construction and roofing company dearly
Solar installer fined $500,000 for multiple unsafe worksites
Working at heights is a risky business
University of Canterbury inventors win big at NZ’s first HealthTech innovation challenge
Recycling company fined after two workers injured
Construction company fined $850,000 after fatal fall