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.
WorkSafe Victoria’s new Executive Director of Health and Safety, Marnie Williams, has this week joined the organisation’s leadership group, heading up the health and safety business unit.
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.
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.
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.
Sixteen new WorkSafe recruits have this week commenced an intensive fourteen-week training course as they prepare for their new roles as WorkSafe inspectors.
A total of 23 people died in Victorian workplaces last year, according to provisional figures released today by the Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA).
Victorians are being urged by the Victorian WorkCover Authority to take extra care at work in the lead-up to the holiday period, following a tragic seven-week period.
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.
WorkSafe has launched an investigation into the death of an 86-year-old man who was hit by a garbage truck last Friday while it was emptying a bin at a Mill Park fast food restaurant car park.
WorkSafe inspectors have started visiting retail clothing stores across the state to ensure workplace safety remains a priority during the pre-Christmas rush and sales in the New Year.
A Geelong company has been convicted and fined $80,000 following the death of a worker who was overcome by carbon dioxide gas in the cellar of a Birregurra hotel.