A new awareness campaign alerting Victorian tradespeople to the importance of identifying asbestos before they begin work will be launched on Sunday.
A campaign that aims to encourage discussions about workplace safety by recognising the important jobs we do at home was launched today by WorkSafe Victoria.
The health and safety practices of construction sites will be put under the microscope when workplace inspectors from both Victoria and NSW visit the Mildura region next month.
The Victorian workers compensation system is in a sound financial position, according to the 2014/15 results released today by WorkSafe Victoria.
WorkSafe Victoria is today celebrating 30 years since Victoria’s modern workers compensation scheme was established.
How safe is your workplace? That’s the question WorkSafe is encouraging employers and workers to answer in a major public awareness campaign which begins Sunday.
Construction sites along the Murray River from Cobram and Barooga to Corowa are being urged to review their existing site health and safety practices ahead of site inspections later this month.
WorkSafe Victoria will conduct more than 100 workplace inspections in the Moe, Newborough and Trafalgar area later this month as part of its ongoing Safe Towns campaign.
Workers and employers in Victoria’s retail sector are being urged to focus more closely on workplace safety during the busy end of financial year sales period.
A major public awareness campaign about the importance of helping injured workers get back to work was launched on Sunday.
WorkSafe Victoria is contacting construction employers in the Mildura region to alert them that a week of concentrated worksite visits will begin later this month.
Bass Coast businesses can expect a knock at the door later next month when teams of WorkSafe inspectors head to the region for a week to educate and encourage compliance with health and safety laws.
As Victoria’s retail sector heads into its busy Christmas and January sales period, employers and employees are being reminded to pay attention to workplace safety.
This is an exciting time of year as the Christmas holidays draw near and workplaces try to meet final deadlines so everyone can enjoy a well-deserved break.
The Victorian WorkCover Authority wants all Victorians to participate in Jobs At Home Day on 5 December by creating and wearing a special badge that highlights an important role they play at home.