A Melbourne company was fined $285,000 in the County Court last week over an incident in which a young refrigeration mechanic died when his work van exploded outside his home in Mulgrave in 2011.
A man working at a poultry farm at Lethbridge, near Geelong, was struck by a forklift late on Monday night. The man, aged 41, suffered a number of injuries and died at the scene.
A Laverton-based wool processing business was this week convicted and fined $75,000 in the Melbourne Magistrates Court over an incident in which a truck driver suffered significant spinal injuries.
The death of a farmer on a property near Cobden last night brings to seven the number of people killed in a horrifying three-week period in Victorian workplaces.
A man removing a downpipe from a two-storey home at Hamlyn Heights in Geelong yesterday has fallen to his death.
WorkSafe Victoria is calling on all employers to make safety their absolute priority following the deaths of five workers across the state in a horrifying nine-day period.
A refrigeration mechanic, aged 25, was electrocuted yesterday while performing maintenance on an air conditioner on a factory roof at Braeside, in Victoria’s south-east.
A company that overloaded a barge which capsized on the Patterson River, throwing three workers into the water and seriously injuring one of them, was convicted and fined a total of $600,000 in the County Court last week.
A worker aged 64 died yesterday in an incident at a housing development site in Harkaway, in Melbourne's south-east.
Following a comprehensive investigation, WorkSafe has charged the Essendon Football Club with two breaches of the OHS Act 2004 in relation to its 2011-2012 supplements program.
A 76-year-old man has died on a farm at Anakie, near Geelong, yesterday.
A farmer died on Monday when he was crushed between a utility vehicle and a pole on his parents’ dairy farm at Princetown, in Victoria’s south-west.
Inadequate guarding that led to a worker severely injuring her arm has cost a major chicken processor dearly.
A farmer in his late 60s died when his quad bike overturned on a property at Murrindindi, near Yea, yesterday afternoon. He was not found until late last night.
Forty-five years after Victoria’s worst workplace disaster, a group of families, friends and workers will gather today to remember the 35 construction workers who died when the Westgate Bridge collapsed.