WorkSafe is calling on the housing construction industry to make sure their sites and work practices are up to scratch ahead of a safety blitz early next month.
One worker is injured every 18 minutes at workplaces around
“November and December are the deadliest times of the year for workplace fatalities, so don’t drop your guard before Christmas.” That’s the message to every Victorian employer and worker from WorkSafe, which is striving for a fatality-free countdown to the end of the year.
An image of a man with his hand trapped in a mincer has gone up on billboards around
WorkSafe will soon target businesses in Sydney Road in a week-long blitz on uninsured employers.
WorkSafe inspectors issued more than 75 improvement notices to Swan Hill businesses during their ‘Safe Towns’ inspection blitz last week.
WorkSafe has started its housing construction safety blitz, with five suburban and regional areas to be targeted in a series of coordinated visits.
Swan Hill small businesses will be the target of WorkSafe’s upcoming week of workplace safety inspections beginning next Monday.
WorkSafe inspectors issued almost 60 improvement notices to domestic construction businesses working in Melbourne’s east last week in a bid to reduce the number of workplace injuries.
WorkSafe and Swan Hill Inc are hosting a safety information session ahead of a workplace inspection blitz on Swan Hill small businesses from 17-21 September.
A WorkCover team of safety inspectors will visit housing construction sites across Victoria in a 12-month campaign named ‘Operation SafeSite’.
WorkSafe inspectors are finding high risk construction work being performed on up to 20 construction sites every week without a suitable safety plan which can help save lives, prevent injuries and get work done more efficiently.
A WorkSafe campaign highlighting the importance of safety on construction sites has named a Warrnambool fencing contractor as Victoria’s top tradie.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in Shepparton in August to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips launched at the weekend a new year-long WorkSafe campaign targeting musculoskeletal injuries.