A young worker has died in an incident at a home in Melbourne’s outer-west yesterday evening.
A multi-agency taskforce led by WorkSafe is continuing detailed planning and preliminary work for the removal of chemicals stockpiled at eight sites in Epping and Campbellfield.
A 63-year-old man has died from the injuries he sustained in an incident involving a scissor lift at a Derrimut warehouse on December 22.
A civil construction company has been charged by WorkSafe Victoria following the death of two workers after a trench collapsed in Ballarat in March 2018.
WorkSafe, Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and other government agencies will take action to remove stored chemicals discovered at a number of sites in Epping and Campbellfield.
Victorians are being urged to enjoy the free and legal fireworks on offer at displays across the state this New Year’s Eve, and not to risk death or injury by illegally obtaining and setting off their own.
WorkSafe is urging builders across Victoria to secure their worksites to make them safe before heading off for the Christmas break.
A quarry operator has been convicted and fined $230,000 after a dump truck driver died when his vehicle rolled on a stockpile in May, 2016.
A Melbourne construction company has been convicted and fined $275,000 following the death of a painter who fell 3.46 metres through a stair void at a Mornington Peninsula building site.
A 21-year-old labourer has died after falling from a ladder at a residential property in Bendigo on Friday.
WorkSafe inspectors are focusing on the risk of falls during construction work when they visit building sites across the state between now and Christmas.
Doctors have the chance to be recognised for their dog walking skills, plumbers can be celebrated as TV technicians and chief executives can take credit for their nightly tuck-ins on WorkSafe’s annual Jobs at Home Day.
Employers and workers are being urged to slow down and put safety first as Victoria enters a traditionally dangerous time of year for workplaces.
A Melbourne electrical company has been convicted and fined $300,000 after an unsupervised, third-year apprentice electrician died from electrocution while laying cables at a Camberwell property.
A man who successfully retrained and returned to work after receiving serious injuries in a workplace car accident has won WorkSafe’s Return to Work Achievement award for 2018.