WorkSafe inspectors began visiting retail stores across Victoria this week to remind shop owners and their staff about safety during the busy Christmas and New Year sales rush.
An online information resource for dealing with asbestos in Victoria was today launched for home owners, businesses, industry and other members of the community.
The brightest and best from the five insurance agents committed to supporting and serving Victoria’s injured workers were honoured at a ceremony in Melbourne last night.
With the festive season rapidly approaching and most Victorians looking forward to a well-earned summer break, it’s important that safety remains a priority in our workplaces.
As the festive season draws near, Victorians are being asked to keep safety at work uppermost in their minds.
Victorian businesses have been recognised for their achievements in health and safety, return to work and health and wellbeing across all industries at the Victorian WorkCover Authority 25th annual WorkSafe Awards announced today.
As the busy harvest season draws closer, farmers and grain growers are being urged to make safety the most important part of their planning, WorkSafe Health and Safety General Manager, Lisa Sturzenegger said today.
Finalists for the 25th annual WorkSafe Victoria Awards have been announced, showcasing outstanding commitment, leadership and innovation in workplace health, safety and return to work.
Dangerous winds across Victoria today and tomorrow are a warning to builders, sub-contractors, event organisers and outdoor workers to ensure loose materials at their worksites are secure.
More than 40 seminars will take place across regional Victoria this year as part of Victoria’s leading safety event, Work Safe Week.
Precast concrete panels have become popular for many types of building projects but the risks associated with their use should not be underestimated.
More than 460 farms are now safer, following a 12-month campaign by WorkSafe inspectors to help identify and eradicate the most common causes of injuries and fatalities in agricultural workplaces.
A man has died this morning while working on an orchard in Wemen, 100km south of Mildura.
A 25-year-old electrician died while working on a house renovation in the Gippsland town of Yallourn North yesterday.
WorkSafe is on site of an incident in Caulfield South, where it appears that part of a building has collapsed.