Three leading Victorian CEOs have gone undercover to see first hand the reality of workplace safety on the frontline with their workers and gain insights they would never have had sitting in their office.
A WorkSafe breakfast briefing for small businesses will be held in Echuca next Thursday, 28 July to provide employers with information on what to expect ahead of an intensive campaign targeting workplace safety.
Small businesses in Echuca have been issued with almost 200 improvement notices over a one-week period as part of a WorkSafe campaign cracking down on workplace health and safety breaches.
A week after Victorian workplaces were confirmed as Australia’s safest, WorkSafe has launched a campaign urging safety improvements before an inspector visits.
WorkSafe construction inspectors are staging a pre-Christmas blitz of domestic housing sites in Melbourne’s west from 8 December.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit workplaces as part of a six month blitz targeting the way workers operate machinery in a bid to reduce hazardous manual handling injuries.
WorkSafe wants businesses returning from holidays to make safety a priority on their new year’s resolutions list after 25 people died on the job in 2011.
WorkSafe inspectors will crack down on Bendigo businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues as part of a week long blitz, beginning Monday.
A WorkSafe campaign targeting health and safety compliance in Bendigo last week found room for improvement after inspectors handed out 117 notices requiring businesses to act on breaches.
Online shopping and more conventional deliveries to shops, other business and building sites are taking their toll on Victoria’s delivery drivers.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in South Geelong and Breakwater next month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in Ballarat later this month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
WorkSafe kicked off its inspector recruitment campaign this week and is encouraging those who want to help keep Victoria the safest place to work in Australia to apply.
A mock worksite setup on a busy Melbourne street in which two actors posing as workers asked passers by to hand over a ‘live’ cable from one to the other has delivered shocking results.
Ballarat businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues will be the target of a week-long WorkSafe inspector campaign, beginning today.