Builders and contractors are being urged to make scaffolding safety a priority on Victorian construction sites after a string of serious injuries and near misses in recent months.
A Moorabbin furniture manufacturer who failed to address WorkSafe notices to fix serious safety breaches has been convicted and fined more than $22,000.
Victorian farmers are being urged to make safety a critical part of their daily routine after a shocking six months in which eight people have died in workplace incidents on farms across the state.
WorkSafe is investigating the cause of a scaffold collapse at a demolition site in North Melbourne this morning.
McCann has secured a three-year contract to provide creative services for WorkSafe Victoria.
Two workers have died in less than two hours in separate incidents this morning.
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.