Dangerous winds across Victoria today and tomorrow are a warning to builders, sub-contractors, event organisers and outdoor workers to ensure loose materials at their worksites are secure.
Victoria’s leading safety event, Work Safe Week, will be bigger and better than ever with 101 seminars designed to inform and empower employers and employees on health and safety issues at work.
Precast concrete panels have become popular for many types of building projects but the risks associated with their use should not be underestimated.
A man has died this morning while working on an orchard in Wemen, 100km south of Mildura.
A 25-year-old electrician died while working on a house renovation in the Gippsland town of Yallourn North yesterday.
WorkSafe is on site of an incident in Caulfield South, where it appears that part of a building has collapsed.
Builders, sub-contractors and other outdoor workers should ensure their worksites are safe and secure before strong winds hit Victoria tomorrow.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips has congratulated the first of eight finalists who have been nominated as leaders in workplace health and safety and will contest the WorkSafe Awards in October this year.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips today unveiled a graphic and confronting public awareness campaign, developed by WorkCover, that highlights the consequences experienced by two young people who receive terrible injuries at work.
WorkSafe is continuing to investigate the collapse of the wall which killed three people at a construction site in Swanston St, Carlton on 28 March, 2013.
Passionate people and innovative organisations making positive differences in workplaces are being urged to enter this year’s WorkSafe Awards.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips today revealed recent WorkCover statistics that show Victoria is the safest state in Australia for young workers when comparing the work health and safety schemes of each state and territory.
Ten tradies are injured badly enough every day to make a compensation claim, according to statistics released today by WorkSafe.
Three people have died after the collapse of a wall at a development site on
The daily struggles of an injured worker trying to get back to work are the centrepiece of a new WorkSafe campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of returning to work as soon as it is safe to do so.