The recent deaths of three men in three days in separate farm incidents are terrible tragedies, and our thoughts are with their families, friends and communities as they mourn their loss.
WorkSafe is calling on all farmers to make safety their absolute priority following a horror period in which three men died in separate farming incidents over the past three days.
A farming company was last week prosecuted and fined $450,000 following an incident in which a 15-year-old boy was killed after the forklift he was driving rolled and crushed him.
A man has died after falling from a height at a business in Dimboola, in western Victoria on Tuesday.
Farmers are far more likely to die at work than any other Victorian worker.
That simple but shocking fact is at the heart of a compelling new public awareness campaign to be launched next week.
WorkSafe Victoria has revised its approach to quad bike use with the objective of reducing the number of fatalities and serious injuries in Victorian workplaces. This updated media release is intended to clarify WorkSafe’s position.
A man who died last weekend after the tractor he was driving rolled into a dam has now been confirmed as Victoria’s third workplace fatality of 2016.
The tragic deaths of a 24-year-old electrician and a 21-year-old dairy farmer at work this week are a horrible reminder to all Victorians why workplace safety needs to be everyone’s priority.
A dairy farmer was electrocuted last night at a farm in Yarroweyah, near Cobram in northern Victoria.
WorkSafe has called on all Victorian workplaces to be vigilant about safety following the tragic death of a 24-year-old electrician at Dallas in Melbourne’s northern suburbs on Tuesday.
With summer here and temperatures across the state beginning to climb, WorkSafe is reminding employers to be aware of the risks faced by their workers in times of extreme heat.
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.
A man working at a poultry farm at Lethbridge, near Geelong, was struck by a forklift late on Monday night. The man, aged 41, suffered a number of injuries and died at the scene.
A Laverton-based wool processing business was this week convicted and fined $75,000 in the Melbourne Magistrates Court over an incident in which a truck driver suffered significant spinal injuries.
A 76-year-old man has died on a farm at Anakie, near Geelong, yesterday.