WorkSafe statistics reveal almost 450 body parts have been amputated from Victorian workers by common types of machinery used in Victorian workplaces over the last five years.
Latest results from WorkSafe Victoria’s free, 15-minute WorkHealth checks have revealed that blue collar workers are more likely to have high blood pressure, drink at risky levels, and be at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease than their white collar counterparts.
A worker receiving compensation benefits for a back injury while working in a caryard has been ordered to repay more than $55,000 and perform 350 hours of unpaid community work.
Senior business executive Denise Cosgrove has been appointed chief executive of WorkSafe Victoria.
WorkSafe has launched an investigation into a serious incident in The Patch, in Melbourne's outer east, yesterday afternoon.
A jam-packed program to help promote the benefits of health and safety in the workplace will kick off later this month as part of Victoria’s leading safety event, Work Safe Week.
Finalists for the 24th annual WorkSafe Victoria Awards have been announced following a record number of entries in 2012.
WorkSafe is warning builders and sub-contractors to ensure sites are not exposed to the risk of structural collapse in strong winds today.
Energy Safe Victoria and WorkSafe are warning Victorians never to use petrol generators or outdoor gas appliances inside following the death of a man in Ferntree Gully on Sunday.
WorkSafe is taking a tougher approach to its calls for Victorians to value workplace safety with an emotional public awareness advertising campaign beginning on Victorian television screens tonight.
The right of workers to speak up about safety without fearing for their jobs has been upheld in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, in the first discrimination conviction under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.
A man has died from crushing injuries while unloading a shipping container at a Kilsyth metal fabrication business today.
A Glenroy rubbish removal company has been prosecuted after an 87 year-old suffered debilitating injuries when she was hit by a skip truck.
WorkSafe is investigating an incident in which a worker fell more than 7m when a crane being used to build the Wonthaggi de-salination plant pipeline partially collapsed this morning.