WorkSafe Victoria is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a six-year-old boy died after falling from a carnival ride in Rye at Easter.
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 worker died this morning after being hit by a falling branch at a logging coupe near Yinnar South in the Latrobe Valley.
WorkSafe is investigating Victoria’s first workplace farm fatality for the year following the death of a worker in Elphinstone on Sunday.
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.
A worker receiving compensation benefits for a back injury while working in a caryard has been ordered to repay more than $55,000 and perform 350 hours of unpaid community work.
WorkSafe has ceased work at the Southern Star Observation Wheel following an incident at the site that caused the wheel to rotate last night.