A civil construction company which failed to provide adequate site security at a housing subdivision site in Pakenham has been fined $35,000, without conviction, after a member of the public on a late-night walk was injured after falling into a hole on the site and becoming trapped.
Twenty-three Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals are finalists in the 2017 WorkSafe Awards.
Geelong’s CBD skyline has soared to new heights with WorkSafe’s new headquarters reaching its final height of 65 metres.
The number of workplace injuries in Victoria has fallen to a record low, according to data released by WorkSafe Victoria in its 2015/16 annual report.
Almost 130 businesses and individuals were fined a record amount by the Victorian courts in 2015-16 for breaching OHS laws.
The Victorian workers compensation system is in a sound financial position, according to the 2014/15 results released today by WorkSafe Victoria.
One of the most popular interactive tools for gaining practical information about workplace health and safety has been updated.
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.
Construction sites along the Murray River from Cobram and Barooga to Corowa are being urged to review their existing site health and safety practices ahead of site inspections later this month.
Statement from Marnie Williams,
Executive Director of Health of Safety, in relation to the collapsed crane at Southbank
Following the successful work to lower the crane boom today, roads around the site have been declared safe to be re-opened. VicRoads has been informed.
Work continues on the site to dismantle the remainder of the crane and the structures on which it rests.
WorkSafe continues to investigate the cause of the incident.