Builders, sub-contractors and other outdoor workers should ensure their worksites are safe and secure before strong winds hit Victoria tomorrow.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips has congratulated the first of eight finalists who have been nominated as leaders in workplace health and safety and will contest the WorkSafe Awards in October this year.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips today unveiled a graphic and confronting public awareness campaign, developed by WorkCover, that highlights the consequences experienced by two young people who receive terrible injuries at work.
WorkSafe is continuing to investigate the collapse of the wall which killed three people at a construction site in Swanston St, Carlton on 28 March, 2013.
Passionate people and innovative organisations making positive differences in workplaces are being urged to enter this year’s WorkSafe Awards.
Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips today revealed recent WorkCover statistics that show Victoria is the safest state in Australia for young workers when comparing the work health and safety schemes of each state and territory.
Ten tradies are injured badly enough every day to make a compensation claim, according to statistics released today by WorkSafe.
The daily struggles of an injured worker trying to get back to work are the centrepiece of a new WorkSafe campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of returning to work as soon as it is safe to do so.
WorkSafe has launched a major new campaign today to help injured workers get back on their feet and back to work.
A man has died after a fall from a crane at a construction site in Melbourne’s CBD this morning.
Arson and Explosives Squad detectives have seized illegal fireworks this morning after raiding a property in Pakenham as part of a joint operation with WorkSafe.
A Gippsland meat processing company has been fined $380,000 over two serious safety incidents in two weeks in which one worker was crushed to death and another had his finger severed.
There’s still time to create your badge in time for Jobs At Home Day this Friday 15 February.
Friday February 15 is Jobs at Home Day – a community initiative that recognises the importance of safety at work, by celebrating the jobs we do at home.
In the wake of devastating property losses during this bushfire season, WorkSafe is reminding Victorians to take particular care during the clean-up of their properties to avoid potential exposure to asbestos.