Victorians are being urged to ensure worksites are secure as strong winds gusting up to 100kmh hit parts of the state today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man in his 70s has died after being run over by a trailer at a property near Ouyen.
The role that all Victorians can play in making workplaces safer will be highlighted at the 2018 WorkSafe Awards.
A worker in his early 30s has died after the fertiliser spreader truck he was driving rolled on a steep hill north-east of Warragul yesterday afternoon.
Builders and contractors are being urged to do more to prevent musculoskeletal injuries, the most common type of injury to construction workers.
A structural engineering firm which drew up the plans for excavation works at a Mt Waverley construction site has been convicted and fined $380,000 after the pit collapsed, leaving homes teetering on the edge of a 10 metre drop.
A Hoppers Crossing cardboard carton manufacturer has been fined $42,000 for failing to properly guard four separate pieces of machinery.
A man in his 30s has died and a second worker in his 20s has been seriously injured after a trench collapsed at a subdivision site at Delacombe, near Ballarat, yesterday.