A confronting new campaign which shows what could happen if Victorians aren’t aware of serious health risks urges employers to sign up for free WorkHealth checks and help keep their workers healthy and happy.
It might have been a spur of the moment decision, but joining the short-lived planking craze and posting their exploits on Facebook cost two Melbourne men their jobs and landed them in court for taking part in what WorkSafe says was a potentially deadly activity.
A roof tiler has been convicted and sentenced to four months jail after shooting an apprentice with a nail-gun causing him to lose the site in one eye.
WorkSafe Victoria has recorded its lowest-ever injury claims rate and continued its solid financial performance over the past financial year.
Health professionals play a critical role in getting injured workers back on the job, a recent survey has found.
A Tullamarine company has been fined $50,000 after two men suffered serious injuries to their hands in February 2009.
Small businesses in Echuca have been issued with almost 200 improvement notices over a one-week period as part of a WorkSafe campaign cracking down on workplace health and safety breaches.
A farmer on a vegetable farm at Pearcedale in Melbourne’s south-east is lucky to be alive after being run over by a tractor at the weekend.
WorkSafe Victoria is helping to get injured workers back to safe work earlier through a new toolkit for employers.
Time is running out for entrants to be considered for an award at this year’s prestigious annual WorkSafe Awards dinner, to be held at Crown on 19 October.