An injured worker who underwent multiple surgeries in his determination to get back to work, a Victoria Police employee who fought for a healthier office for colleagues, and a robotics company that invented a safer system for cutting large carcasses were among the winners of the 2016 WorkSafe Awards.
Twenty-eight Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals are finalists in the 2016 WorkSafe Awards.
Triple premiership player and former Geelong captain Cameron Ling has been named ambassador of WorkSafe Health and Safety Month.
Individuals and businesses have just two days to submit nominations for the 2016 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
Organisations that have created new ways to prevent injuries caused by manual handling are being encouraged to share their innovations by entering the 2016 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
Work will officially begin this week on WorkSafe’s new head office at 1 Malop Street in Geelong.
Whistles will blow and sirens will blare over the next few weeks to launch another exciting season of country football and netball action across the state.
Twenty five new WorkSafe inspectors and investigators graduated yesterday from an intensive occupational health and safety (OHS) induction training program and will start work to help Victorians continue to return home safe every day.
The winners of the prestigious 2015 WorkSafe Awards were named yesterday on the final day of Health and Safety Week.
More than 3000 people with a passion for workplace safety have so far registered to attend seminars across Victoria during the 2015 Health and Safety Week, which begins next week.
An invention that eliminates the need for divers to cut steel piles under water, a country school which promotes farm safety, and a health program which allows older workers to carry out their duties to their full potential are among the finalists in the 2015 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
A world leader in mental health care, an expert in dealing with major emergencies, a young sportsman who recovered from a catastrophic workplace injury to excel as an athlete, experts in pain management, and some of Victoria’s leading businesspeople are among the keynote speakers at Health and Safety Week.
WorkSafe Victoria is today celebrating 30 years since Victoria’s modern workers compensation scheme was established.
It is not too late for businesses and employees with a passion for improving workplace health and safety to enter the 2015 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
WorkSafe Victoria has today welcomed 20 new inspectors to its frontline team.