An injured worker who underwent multiple surgeries in his determination to get back to work, a Victoria Police employee who fought for a healthier office for colleagues, and a robotics company that invented a safer system for cutting large carcasses were among the winners of the 2016 WorkSafe Awards.
Twenty-eight Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals are finalists in the 2016 WorkSafe Awards.
Seventeen recruits have completed an intensive training course and graduated as Occupational Health and Safety and Return to Work inspectors.
The winners of the prestigious 2015 WorkSafe Awards were named yesterday on the final day of Health and Safety Week.
An invention that eliminates the need for divers to cut steel piles under water, a country school which promotes farm safety, and a health program which allows older workers to carry out their duties to their full potential are among the finalists in the 2015 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
WorkSafe Victoria is today celebrating 30 years since Victoria’s modern workers compensation scheme was established.
It is not too late for businesses and employees with a passion for improving workplace health and safety to enter the 2015 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
Injured workers and their employers will be able to access guidance material around compensation more conveniently thanks to WorkSafe Victoria’s new claims app.
A major public awareness campaign about the importance of helping injured workers get back to work was launched on Sunday.
Builders across the Albury and Wodonga region are being urged to review safety on construction sites ahead of planned WorkSafe and WorkCover inspections in June.
WorkSafe Victoria has today welcomed 20 new inspectors to its frontline team.
More than 100,000 country footballers and netballers across the state are set for battle from this weekend when sirens blare to launch the 2015 football and netball seasons.
The rate of injuries in Victorian workplaces has reached a new record low, according to the half-yearly results released today by WorkSafe Victoria.
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.