Following a comprehensive investigation, WorkSafe has charged the Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd with 10 breaches of the OHS Act 2004 in relation to preparedness for the fire which took hold in the Hazelwood open cut coal mine on 9 February 2014.
A Malvern hospital was fined $50,000 without conviction after an incident in which an elderly woman was injured when knocked to the ground by an overfilled waste bin.
The sentence imposed today by the Melbourne Magistrates' Court in relation to the Essendon Football Club is a warning to every Victorian employer that they must provide a healthy and safe workplace for their employees.
A man who died last weekend after the tractor he was driving rolled into a dam has now been confirmed as Victoria’s third workplace fatality of 2016.
The tragic deaths of a 24-year-old electrician and a 21-year-old dairy farmer at work this week are a horrible reminder to all Victorians why workplace safety needs to be everyone’s priority.
A dairy farmer was electrocuted last night at a farm in Yarroweyah, near Cobram in northern Victoria.
WorkSafe has called on all Victorian workplaces to be vigilant about safety following the tragic death of a 24-year-old electrician at Dallas in Melbourne’s northern suburbs on Tuesday.
An electrician working on the roof of a retail outlet in the northern suburb of Dallas has been electrocuted.
Victorians are being urged to rethink New Year’s Eve plans involving illegal fireworks, or risk facing fines of thousands of dollars.
WorkSafe is reminding Victorian builders to ensure their construction sites are safe and secure during the Christmas break to prevent unauthorised access and potential injury to the public.