Two agricultural workers have been killed in less than 24 hours in separate incidents in country Victoria.
A demolition company was convicted and fined $25,000 over an incident at Phillip Island in which an excavator pulling down a house collided with live overhead power lines.
A comprehensive guide to Victoria’s new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 is now available.
A major Gippsland company specialising in vegetable growing, processing and distribution was convicted and fined $85,000 for two separate incidents in which one worker was run over by a tractor attachment and another fell into an uncovered drainage pit.
WorkSafe is disappointed at today’s decision by the Full Federal Court.
The Supreme Court proceeding issued by Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and other quad bike manufacturers against WorkSafe Victoria was dismissed just prior to a trial that was listed to commence yesterday.
A man who fell 4.3m off a ladder at a construction site in Maidstone on Friday has died in hospital.
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.
Over the past decade, 16 people have died working with or around machinery such cranes, front end loaders, elevated work platforms, forklifts, skid steer loaders, concrete trucks and other types of powered mobile plant.
WorkSafe Victoria and the Environment Protection Authority have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding which further strengthens collaboration between both regulators.