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.
WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a six-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after falling from a carnival ride in Rye yesterday.
WorkSafe is calling on all regional businesses and workers to prioritise safety to help drive down the number of workplace deaths and injuries across Victoria.
WorkSafe is calling on all businesses and workers to prioritise safety to help drive down the number of workplace deaths and injuries across Victoria.