WorkSafe is on site of an incident in Caulfield South, where it appears that part of a building has collapsed.
Builders, sub-contractors and other outdoor workers should ensure their worksites are safe and secure before strong winds hit Victoria tomorrow.
The Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) and WorkCover NSW have begun a joint safety project this week with local construction businesses to raise awareness of the similarities and ease of working on either side of the border.
WorkSafe is continuing to investigate the collapse of the wall which killed three people at a construction site in Swanston St, Carlton on 28 March, 2013.
The housing construction industry in Melbourne’s northern suburbs has been warned to make sure their sites and work practices are up to scratch ahead of a safety blitz next month.
Ten tradies are injured badly enough every day to make a compensation claim, according to statistics released today by WorkSafe.
A man has died after a fall from a crane at a construction site in Melbourne’s CBD this morning.
WorkSafe is calling on the housing construction industry to make sure their sites and work practices are up to scratch ahead of a safety blitz early next month.
Builders should ensure their sites are well secured before shutting down over Christmas.
Two companies involved in major sewage pipeline project at Templestowe were each fined $30,000 after a worker was injured when a trench collapsed.
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 building company has been fined $60,000 for an incident which left a worker a paraplegic after he fell from the rafters of a two-storey house in Keysborough.
WorkSafe has started its housing construction safety blitz, with five suburban and regional areas to be targeted in a series of coordinated visits.
A licensed plumber whose work van exploded at Chelsea Heights in 2009 was convicted and fined $25,000 at the Frankston Magistrates' Court today.
A Kyabram refrigeration business has been convicted and fined $45,000 over an explosion that left an apprentice with third degree burns to 35 per cent of his body.