BHP Billiton was recently convicted and fined $130,000 following a fatality at one of its facilities in Port Hedland. They were also ordered to pay $300,000 in legal costs.
Amongst the reasons for the conviction was BHP’s apparent failure to implement and enforce its own requirements for supervision and risk assessments by workers.
You can find out more about the case, and some lessons for safety management in your own business in this short video. Either follow this link (higher quality video):
or click on the video below.