Almost 130 businesses and individuals were fined a record amount by the Victorian courts in 2015-16 for breaching OHS laws.
A Melbourne recycling company that went out of business soon after one of its employees was crushed to death under a homemade lifting device has been convicted and fined $800,000 in the County Court.
A man has died after the quad bike he was driving rolled and crushed him at a dairy farm in Victoria's south-west on Sunday.
An Ocean Grove builder was today convicted and fined $25,000 over an incident in which a plasterer suffered severe spinal injuries and a fractured skull after falling more than two metres from a work platform.
A builder was yesterday convicted and fined $300,000 in the County Court over an incident in which a carpenter died after being crushed by a brick wall on a construction site at Brighton East.
A Geelong builder who repeatedly bullied his teenage apprentice over a two-year period was last week convicted and fined $12,500 in the Geelong Magistrates’ Court.
A man has died after an incident in which the truck he was driving rolled into a quarry at Plumpton, north-west of Melbourne today.
WorkSafe is calling on all farmers to make safety their absolute priority following a horror period in which three men died in separate farming incidents over the past three days.
A man has died after an incident at a rubbish transfer station in the Geelong suburb of Grovedale on Friday.
WorkSafe has ordered that dust suppression continue at the site of a collapsed wall in North Melbourne.
A farming company was last week prosecuted and fined $450,000 following an incident in which a 15-year-old boy was killed after the forklift he was driving rolled and crushed him.
Work to demolish a partly collapsed wall at a demolition site in North Melbourne has yet to proceed.
Extensive testing for asbestos on a demolition site in North Melbourne has been undertaken.
Work on demolishing a partially collapsed wall at a site in North Melbourne is expected to begin tomorrow.