A confronting new campaign which shows what could happen if Victorians aren’t aware of serious health risks urges employers to sign up for free WorkHealth checks and help keep their workers healthy and happy.
Former Australian Olympic swimmer Michael Klim is urging Victorians to help more injured people make a "comeback" to the workplace.
Victoria’s increasing mouse population is moving into haystacks potentially making them unstable, WorkSafe warns.
A wet winter along with rummaging rodents is turning stacks and individual bales into a serious hazard where mice have dug into and eaten the stacks, undermining their stability and solidity.
The deaths of two men in work-related circumstances and a few “near misses” have prompted WorkSafe to renew calls of the importance of workplace safety.
Time is running out for entrants to be considered for an award at this year’s prestigious annual WorkSafe Awards dinner, to be held at Crown on 19 October.
WorkSafe Victoria is helping to get injured workers back to safe work earlier through a new toolkit for employers.
The state’s best in workplace safety, health and return to work have been recognised in the annual WorkSafe Awards.
A week after Victorian workplaces were confirmed as Australia’s safest, WorkSafe has launched a campaign urging safety improvements before an inspector visits.
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Patrick Stevedoring Pty Ltd against its conviction and $180,000 fine for workplace health and safety breaches.
WorkSafe is issuing an urgent call for businesses and workers to remain extra vigilant in the lead up to the busy Christmas period following a horror week where three workers died in tragic circumstances.
The deaths of two farmers in less than a week and the hospitalisation of two farm workers with life-threatening injuries has prompted WorkSafe to issue an urgent call for those working on farms to remain extra vigilant.
Two workers have died within 24 hours, one is still missing and another has been transported to hospital with life threatening injuries in a series of horrific workplace incidents across the state.
WorkSafe is issuing an urgent call for businesses and workers to remain extra vigilant in the lead up to the busy Christmas period following a horror two weeks where seven workers died in tragic circumstances.
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.
To coincide with Asbestos Awareness Week, WorkSafe is reminding employers and workers of the need to focus on good work practices to prevent people inhaling fibres.