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.
One worker is injured every 18 minutes at workplaces around
“November and December are the deadliest times of the year for workplace fatalities, so don’t drop your guard before Christmas.” That’s the message to every Victorian employer and worker from WorkSafe, which is striving for a fatality-free countdown to the end of the year.
An image of a man with his hand trapped in a mincer has gone up on billboards around
WorkSafe will soon target businesses in Sydney Road in a week-long blitz on uninsured employers.
WorkSafe inspectors issued more than 75 improvement notices to Swan Hill businesses during their ‘Safe Towns’ inspection blitz last week.
WorkSafe has started its housing construction safety blitz, with five suburban and regional areas to be targeted in a series of coordinated visits.
Swan Hill small businesses will be the target of WorkSafe’s upcoming week of workplace safety inspections beginning next Monday.
WorkSafe is taking a tougher approach to its calls for Victorians to value workplace safety with an emotional public awareness advertising campaign beginning on Victorian television screens tonight.
WorkSafe inspectors will be visiting small businesses in Preston this March – and they’ll be expecting businesses to be prepared.
WorkSafe’s annual business roadshow comes to north-east Victoria this week with briefings being held at Shepparton (Wednesday) and Wodonga (Thursday).
Small businesses in Bairnsdale have received the highest number of improvement notices in a regional area as part of a WorkSafe campaign cracking down on workplace health and safety breaches.
Small businesses in Preston have been pulled up for 94 workplace health and safety breaches during a five day campaign by WorkSafe inspectors.
Small businesses in Bairnsdale will receive visits from WorkSafe inspectors from 16 - 20 May.