WorkSafe is calling on all farmers to be proactive and ensure the safety of themselves and their employees during the hay harvest season.
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.
A record low rate of workplace injuries and sound claims management have delivered a strong 2011/12 financial result for WorkSafe Victoria.
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.
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.
WorkSafe inspectors issued more than 75 improvement notices to Swan Hill businesses during their ‘Safe Towns’ inspection blitz last week.
More than 50 sessions promoting the benefits of health and safety in the workplace will be held across regional Victoria as part of the state’s leading safety event, Work Safe Week.
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.
Swan Hill small businesses will be the target of WorkSafe’s upcoming week of workplace safety inspections beginning next Monday.
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.
A husband and wife manufacturing partnership were sentenced today following the death of an 18 year-old worker at a Thomastown cardboard packaging factory in February 2009.