There is room for improvement for businesses across the state after WorkSafe issued more than 2000 improvement notices as part of a crackdown on workplace health and safety breaches.
The County Court has re-imposed a conviction and fine imposed last year against the director of a Springvale construction business which failed to comply with safety improvement notices.
WorkSafe’s annual business roadshow comes to north-east Victoria this week with briefings being held at Shepparton (Wednesday) and Wodonga (Thursday).
A Mordialloc company has been fined $25,000 over an electric shock incident that left a worker with third degree burns to almost half of his body.
WorkSafe has released new guidance on the use of workplace angle grinders after 31 serious workplace injuries with them over the past 12 months.
Workplace safety at Melbourne caravan builders has been thrust into the spotlight with the prosecution of two companies for failing to address health and safety issues.
Small businesses in Bairnsdale have received the highest number of improvement notices in a regional area as part of a WorkSafe campaign cracking down on workplace health and safety breaches.
WorkSafe inspectors have issued five notices to Laverton’s Nufarm Chemicals this week following an incident that claimed the life of a 54-year-old man last Thursday.
WorkSafe will address businesses and workers in Inverloch today as part of a statewide campaign to raise awareness of workplace health and safety.
WorkSafe’s Deputy Chief Executive is speaking to Gippsland businesses in Sale today as part of a statewide campaign to raise awareness of workplace health and safety.