Online shopping and more conventional deliveries to shops, other business and building sites are taking their toll on Victoria’s delivery drivers.
A WorkSafe campaign targeting health and safety compliance in Bendigo last week found room for improvement after inspectors handed out 117 notices requiring businesses to act on breaches.
WorkSafe inspectors will crack down on Bendigo businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues as part of a week long blitz, beginning Monday.
WorkSafe wants businesses returning from holidays to make safety a priority on their new year’s resolutions list after 25 people died on the job in 2011.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit workplaces as part of a six month blitz targeting the way workers operate machinery in a bid to reduce hazardous manual handling injuries.
WorkSafe construction inspectors are staging a pre-Christmas blitz of domestic housing sites in Melbourne’s west from 8 December.
A week after Victorian workplaces were confirmed as Australia’s safest, WorkSafe has launched a campaign urging safety improvements before an inspector visits.
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.
A WorkSafe breakfast briefing for small businesses will be held in Echuca next Thursday, 28 July to provide employers with information on what to expect ahead of an intensive campaign targeting workplace safety.
WorkSafe’s annual business roadshow comes to north-east Victoria this week with briefings being held at Shepparton (Wednesday) and Wodonga (Thursday).
Small businesses in Bairnsdale have received the highest number of improvement notices in a regional area as part of a WorkSafe campaign cracking down on workplace health and safety breaches.
Three leading Victorian CEOs have gone undercover to see first hand the reality of workplace safety on the frontline with their workers and gain insights they would never have had sitting in their office.
Small businesses in Bairnsdale will receive visits from WorkSafe inspectors from 16 - 20 May.
A new WorkSafe campaign targeting regional Victoria showing the direct connection between safe work and the potential impact on individuals and the people around them has begun.
Small businesses in Preston have been pulled up for 94 workplace health and safety breaches during a five day campaign by WorkSafe inspectors.