The County Court has re-imposed a conviction and fine imposed last year against the director of a Springvale construction business which failed to comply with safety improvement notices.
WorkSafe has released new guidance on the use of workplace angle grinders after 31 serious workplace injuries with them over the past 12 months.
Small businesses in Bairnsdale have received the highest number of improvement notices in a regional area as part of a WorkSafe campaign cracking down on workplace health and safety breaches.
The Victorian ombudsman has released its report on an investigation into record keeping and the administrative processes of WorkSafe’s claims agents.
Victoria’s workers compensation average insurance premium rate will remain at 1.338% of employers’ remuneration for the next financial year.
Three leading Victorian CEOs have gone undercover to see first hand the reality of workplace safety on the frontline with their workers and gain insights they would never have had sitting in their office.
A new WorkSafe campaign targeting regional Victoria showing the direct connection between safe work and the potential impact on individuals and the people around them has begun.
WorkSafe Victoria has today announced the panel of Agents to manage its premium and claims from 1 July 2011.
WorkSafe Victoria has announced a solid result at its 2010/11 mid-year update, but warns that greater efforts are needed to keep the state’s workplaces safe.
WorkSafe is investigating an incident in which a worker fell more than 7m when a crane being used to build the Wonthaggi de-salination plant pipeline partially collapsed this morning.
A man has died from crushing injuries while unloading a shipping container at a Kilsyth metal fabrication business today.
The right of workers to speak up about safety without fearing for their jobs has been upheld in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, in the first discrimination conviction under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.
Nearly 300 safety improvement notices* have been issued to Victorian farmers in the first six months of WorkSafe’s farm safety campaign.
WorkSafe is taking a tougher approach to its calls for Victorians to value workplace safety with an emotional public awareness advertising campaign beginning on Victorian television screens tonight.