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.
Preventing falls from heights will be a key focus of a health and safety campaign being conducted at Echuca and Moama construction sites next week.
Thought-provoking speakers will join industry leaders to explore a range of issues challenging workplaces as part of VWA Health and Safety Week, beginning in Melbourne on 20 October.
Farm injury claims fell by more than 14 per cent in the past 12 months and are now at a 10-year low, according to new figures released today by the Victorian WorkCover Authority.
Understanding the benefits of the new Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (WIRC Act) will be one of the key topics at employer education workshops being held across Victoria from this week.
- Record low safety results
- Continued strong financial sustainability
- Positive trends for return to work
Victorian businesses have been recognised for their achievements in health and safety, return to work and health and wellbeing across all industries at the Victorian WorkCover Authority 25th annual WorkSafe Awards announced today.
Finalists for the 25th annual WorkSafe Victoria Awards have been announced, showcasing outstanding commitment, leadership and innovation in workplace health, safety and return to work.
More than 40 seminars will take place across regional Victoria this year as part of Victoria’s leading safety event, Work Safe Week.
Victoria’s leading safety event, Work Safe Week, will be bigger and better than ever with 101 seminars designed to inform and empower employers and employees on health and safety issues at work.
A record low rate of workplace injuries and ongoing improvements in scheme management have helped deliver a sound 2012/13 financial result for WorkSafe Victoria.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips has congratulated the first of eight finalists who have been nominated as leaders in workplace health and safety and will contest the WorkSafe Awards in October this year.
Passionate people and innovative organisations making positive differences in workplaces are being urged to enter this year’s WorkSafe Awards.
The daily struggles of an injured worker trying to get back to work are the centrepiece of a new WorkSafe campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of returning to work as soon as it is safe to do so.