To coincide with Asbestos Awareness Week, WorkSafe is reminding employers and workers of the need to focus on good work practices to prevent people inhaling fibres.
A free WorkSafe workshop to help employers understand the benefits of an early and sustainable return to work for injured workers is being held next Tuesday at Dandenong.
A week after Victorian workplaces were confirmed as Australia’s safest, WorkSafe has launched a campaign urging safety improvements before an inspector visits.
The state’s best in workplace safety, health and return to work have been recognised in the annual WorkSafe Awards.
Unsafe storage has resulted in an industry-wide warning from WorkSafe after dairy products manufacturer, Fonterra Australia Pty Ltd was today convicted and fined $300,000 in the Melbourne County Court.
Victoria’s increasing mouse population is moving into haystacks potentially making them unstable, WorkSafe warns.
A wet winter along with rummaging rodents is turning stacks and individual bales into a serious hazard where mice have dug into and eaten the stacks, undermining their stability and solidity.
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.
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.
WorkSafe Inspectors are best known for helping make workplaces in Monash and Melbourne’s south-east safer, but they’re also looking for local businesses to take part in this year’s WorkSafe Awards.
A free workshop to help people responsible for helping injured workers return to work will be held in Melbourne’s CBD on 7 July.
Strong winds overnight caused damage across much of Victoria prompting a WorkSafe warning for planning and care during today’s clean up.
New Awards structure offers more opportunities for individuals and businesses
Businesses or workers who are making a difference to safety, health and wellbeing and return to work in their workplace are being given the opportunity to be recognised more than ever before.
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.
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.