A building group has been convicted and fined $70,000, and ordered to pay $5577 in costs, after a worker received serious injuries in a fall from a two-storey house in Warrnambool.
A man in his 40s has died in hospital after falling through a stair void at a housing construction site at Rosebud last week.
WorkSafe is urging employers in the construction industry to be aware of the serious risks when working from height following two serious incidents in the past 24 hours.
A Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning employee has died after being thrown from his vehicle on a private property at Cheshunt, 70km north of Mansfield on Friday.
The Department of Health and Human Services, three companies and an individual have been charged by WorkSafe following a series of incidents against a number of employees by a client at a residential care facility in Victoria’s east.
Farm injury claims fell by more than 14 per cent in the past 12 months and are now at a 10-year low, according to new figures released today by the Victorian WorkCover Authority.
Businesses and employees with innovative ideas that have contributed to safer workplaces still have time to enter the prestigious VWA Health and Safety Awards.