A confronting new campaign which shows what could happen if Victorians aren’t aware of serious health risks urges employers to sign up for free WorkHealth checks and help keep their workers healthy and happy.
WorkSafe Inspectors are best known for helping make workplaces in Monash and Melbourne’s south-east safer, but they’re also looking for local businesses to take part in this year’s WorkSafe Awards.
Victoria’s increasing mouse population is moving into haystacks potentially making them unstable, WorkSafe warns.
A wet winter along with rummaging rodents is turning stacks and individual bales into a serious hazard where mice have dug into and eaten the stacks, undermining their stability and solidity.
Unsafe storage has resulted in an industry-wide warning from WorkSafe after dairy products manufacturer, Fonterra Australia Pty Ltd was today convicted and fined $300,000 in the Melbourne County Court.
Small businesses in Echuca have been issued with almost 200 improvement notices over a one-week period as part of a WorkSafe campaign cracking down on workplace health and safety breaches.
A week after Victorian workplaces were confirmed as Australia’s safest, WorkSafe has launched a campaign urging safety improvements before an inspector visits.
A free WorkSafe workshop to help employers understand the benefits of an early and sustainable return to work for injured workers is being held next Tuesday at Dandenong.
To coincide with Asbestos Awareness Week, WorkSafe is reminding employers and workers of the need to focus on good work practices to prevent people inhaling fibres.
Victorian building sites need to be well secured before the annual Christmas/New Year shutdown, WorkSafe warns.
The death of a man at Mulgrave as a result of an explosion outside his home this morning should shock all Victorians into taking immediate action to make their workplaces and equipment as safe as possible.
A man has died in remote country in the Otways after a tree fell on him this afternoon.
Victorian workers heading to the Rip View Swim Classic and the Lorne Pier to Pub next week will have the chance to learn about their risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease with a free WorkHealth check.
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.