WorkSafe and Swan Hill Inc are hosting a safety information session ahead of a workplace inspection blitz on Swan Hill small businesses from 17-21 September.
A 24-hour safety blitz in Wodonga last week resulted in WorkSafe inspectors identifying 27 safety issues at 43 sites.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in Shepparton in August to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
A veteran surgeon who is educating his peers on mainstream workplaces, a major dairy company and a Melbourne council have been given Champion status by WorkSafe Victoria.
WorkSafe inspectors are finding high risk construction work being performed on up to 20 construction sites every week without a suitable safety plan which can help save lives, prevent injuries and get work done more efficiently.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips launched at the weekend a new year-long WorkSafe campaign targeting musculoskeletal injuries.