WorkSafe is urging employers in the construction industry to be aware of the serious risks when working from height following two serious incidents in the past 24 hours.
Victorians are being urged to ensure worksites are secure as strong winds gusting up to 100kmh hit parts of the state today.
The second phase of WorkSafe Victoria’s major public awareness campaign to share the stories of real Victorian workers discussing workplace health and safety issues was launched on Sunday.
The Department of Health and Human Services, three companies and an individual have been charged by WorkSafe following a series of incidents against a number of employees by a client at a residential care facility in Victoria’s east.
WorkSafe’s newest inspectors will begin the task of keeping Victorians safe and healthy at work this month following their graduation from a rigorous 17-week training program.
WorkSafe has charged the owner of the Corkman Irish Pub site in relation to the identification and treatment of asbestos at the 2016 demolition of the historic hotel.
A farmer has died in an incident involving a tractor on a farm at Barjarg, near Mansfield yesterday.
Farmers are being warned that a simple choice can have tragic consequences and that they must plan ahead and prioritise safety in each and every task.
A man in his 50s has died in hospital following an incident at the West Gate Tunnel Project’s Footscray Road site.
The prevention of falls on construction sites will be the focus of a joint visit by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW to Mildura this week.
Electrical businesses, contractors and workers are being warned about the dangers of working on live switchboards or circuits, as WorkSafe inspectors crack down on electrical risks.
A major WorkSafe Victoria advertising campaign launching this Sunday will share the views of working Victorians to highlight the changing nature of what it means to be safe and healthy at work.
A man in his 20s has died in a workplace incident at a timber mill at Benalla.
Victorians who are making workplace health safety a priority are being urged to enter the 30th annual WorkSafe Awards.
A construction company has been convicted and fined $80,000 after an excavation collapsed leaving a 17-year-old apprentice plumber with life-threatening injuries.