A free workshop to give employers the tools they need to help injured people back to safe work sooner will be held in Melbourne’s west on February 16.
A man was flown to the Royal Melbourne Hospital late yesterday after a bridge which was being demolished near Kerang partially collapsed.
WorkSafe inspectors will crack down on Bendigo businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues as part of a week long blitz, beginning Monday.
A WorkSafe campaign targeting health and safety compliance in Bendigo last week found room for improvement after inspectors handed out 117 notices requiring businesses to act on breaches.
The winner of the 2011 WorkSafe Return to Work Coordinator Excellence award will present at a free workshop in Preston next week (29th March) as part on an ongoing effort to help get injured workers back to work.
WorkSafe has urged people in areas hit by floods in northern Victoria to carefully plan recovery work to reduce the chance of injury.
WorkSafe is warning builders, sub-contractors and other outdoor workers to ensure sites are not exposed to the risk of structural collapse and falling branches in strong winds today.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in South Geelong and Breakwater next month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
Farm safety has been put in the spotlight with a Werribee vegetable grower convicted and fined $80,000 after a woman was run-over by a truck reversing from a machinery shed.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in Ballarat later this month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
WorkSafe is investigating the death of a 65-year-old Epping man in Scoresby yesterday afternoon.
WorkSafe kicked off its inspector recruitment campaign this week and is encouraging those who want to help keep Victoria the safest place to work in Australia to apply.
A mock worksite setup on a busy Melbourne street in which two actors posing as workers asked passers by to hand over a ‘live’ cable from one to the other has delivered shocking results.
Ballarat businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues will be the target of a week-long WorkSafe inspector campaign, beginning today.
Nominations for the 2012 WorkSafe Victoria Awards are now open with WorkSafe calling on people and business who are ‘making a difference’ to enter.