Over the past decade, 16 people have died working with or around machinery such cranes, front end loaders, elevated work platforms, forklifts, skid steer loaders, concrete trucks and other types of powered mobile plant.
WorkSafe Victoria and the Environment Protection Authority have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding which further strengthens collaboration between both regulators.
WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a six-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after falling from a carnival ride in Rye yesterday.
WorkSafe is calling on all regional businesses and workers to prioritise safety to help drive down the number of workplace deaths and injuries across Victoria.
WorkSafe is calling on all businesses and workers to prioritise safety to help drive down the number of workplace deaths and injuries across Victoria.
A farmer has died after the tipper trailer he was operating collapsed and crushed the cabin of his prime mover.
WorkSafe is calling on all workplaces to prioritise safety following the death of three workers in separate incidents all involving tractors.
A delivery driver died yesterday when he was run over by his truck at a storage depot in Tullamarine.
Businesses and consumers who need asbestos testing services have been told to avoid using Brisbane company Asbestos Audit Pty Ltd, which is being investigated by the Queensland Office of Fair Trading.
A 69-year-old man who suffered critical head injuries on Sunday after falling four metres at a construction site at Merricks North on the Mornington Peninsula has died in hospital from his injuries.
Two men were killed and another suffered critical head injuries in three separate incidents at the weekend.
Builders will have access to a range of construction industry experts when regulators visit Geelong and the Surf Coast next week to examine safety and building compliance.
WorkSafe Victoria has signed a major sponsorship deal with soccer giant Melbourne Victory.
WorkSafe inspectors will zone in on the risk of falling building materials and equipment at construction sites that can cause injury or death during a three-week blitz across Victoria.
Following a comprehensive investigation into the crane collapse at 42 Balston St, Southbank in August 2015, WorkSafe has charged GC Crane Hire Pty Ltd, trading as General Cranes, with two breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.