A towing company was convicted and fined $275,000 over an incident in which an employee loading a boom crane onto a truck parked on a suburban road was struck and seriously injured by a van.
The outstanding work of individuals and teams from WorkSafe Victoria’s insurance agents was recognised at the Injury Support and Service Awards in Melbourne last night.
A company which pleaded guilty to two workplace safety charges which led to the collapse of a scaffold in Prahran in 2009 has been convicted and fined $170,000.
A WorkSafe campaign targeting Central Business District employers who do not hold a WorkCover insurance policy begins next Wednesday.
A free workshop to help people responsible for helping injured workers return to work will be held in Melbourne’s CBD on 7 July.
A man is appealing to the County Court against a 21-month prison sentence after being convicted of workers compensation fraud.