WorkSafe inspectors are focusing on the risk of falls during construction work when they visit building sites across the state between now and Christmas.
Doctors have the chance to be recognised for their dog walking skills, plumbers can be celebrated as TV technicians and chief executives can take credit for their nightly tuck-ins on WorkSafe’s annual Jobs at Home Day.
Emergency services personnel, a hospital and a tree company are among the 27 finalists for the 2018 WorkSafe Awards.
A new WorkSafe guidebook for the racing industry will make it easier for trainers, venues and other employers to keep their workforce safe as a busy Spring Carnival approaches.
Champion Australian basketballer Lauren Jackson has joined Geelong Football Club triple premiership star Cameron Ling as an ambassador for WorkSafe Health and Safety Month.
The second phase of WorkSafe Victoria’s major public awareness campaign to share the stories of real Victorian workers discussing workplace health and safety issues was launched on Sunday.
Farmers are being warned that a simple choice can have tragic consequences and that they must plan ahead and prioritise safety in each and every task.
The prevention of falls on construction sites will be the focus of a joint visit by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW to Mildura this week.
Electrical businesses, contractors and workers are being warned about the dangers of working on live switchboards or circuits, as WorkSafe inspectors crack down on electrical risks.
A major WorkSafe Victoria advertising campaign launching this Sunday will share the views of working Victorians to highlight the changing nature of what it means to be safe and healthy at work.
The safety of young workers and apprentices will be the focus of a joint visit by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW to Albury/Wodonga in coming weeks.
WorkSafe has begun enforcement activities to help reduce the risks associated with quad bike rollovers.
Tradespeople will be warned to always check for asbestos before starting a job, in an awareness campaign that will hit airwaves next week.
WorkSafe is urging Victorian workplaces to re-think their approach to safety following a rise in the number of fatalities at work in 2017.
WorkSafe is pleading with employers and workers to take a step back and focus on safety as Victoria enters a traditionally dangerous time of year.