Traralgon businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues are the target of a week-long WorkSafe inspection campaign, beginning today.
WorkSafe’s annual business information session program is underway with Ballarat being visited on 6 June.
More than 20 Victorian tradies a week were seriously injured on housing constructions sites last year costing the industry $17-million in medical costs, wages and other expenses.
A company director and his Epping business have been prosecuted on serious workplace health and safety charges for the second time in four years.
WorkSafe’s annual business information session program is underway with Shepparton and Wangaratta being visited next week.
Focus on a worker’s skills and experience and not their injury is the message an injured truck driver wants to get out to employers looking to hire new staff.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in Traralgon later this month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
WorkSafe’s annual roadshow begins soon with 19 metropolitan and country locations to be visited from May 15 to June 19 (details below).
Nominations for the 2012 WorkSafe Victoria Awards are now open with WorkSafe calling on people and business who are ‘making a difference’ to enter.
Ballarat businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues will be the target of a week-long WorkSafe inspector campaign, beginning today.