WorkSafe is verifying safety checks on more than 60 Raimondi cranes, as investigations into last week’s tragic incident at Box Hill continue.
A Coolaroo recycling centre has been charged for allegedly removing guarding from a conveyor belt, leaving workers exposed to the risk of being crushed or entangled.
Three companies have been convicted and fined a total of $825,000 following the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a commercial recycling bin at a Mill Park fast food outlet.
Crane owners and operators need to check a key component following the preliminary results of a WorkSafe investigation into the cause of an incident which led to the death of a construction worker in Box Hill.
A Gippsland quarry operator has been charged with two contraventions of the OHS Act after a contractor died when a tip wall collapsed and engulfed her truck.
Two people died in two separate incidents, and a third suffered life threating injuries, in what was a dark day for workplace safety in Victoria yesterday.
A WorkSafe and EPA blitz on industrial sites in the West Footscray area is continuing, with 78 sites visited and 68 contraventions identified in relation to the handling and storage of dangerous goods.
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.
WorkSafe will lead a blitz on industrial premises in Melbourne’s inner western suburbs to ensure that potentially dangerous chemicals are being stored correctly.
A joint inspection blitz by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW will focus on preventing falls on construction sites in the Echuca Moama region.