Tradespeople will be warned to always check for asbestos before starting a job, in an awareness campaign that will hit airwaves next week.
WorkSafe is urging Victorian workplaces to re-think their approach to safety following a rise in the number of fatalities at work in 2017.
WorkSafe is pleading with employers and workers to take a step back and focus on safety as Victoria enters a traditionally dangerous time of year.
Stay safe at work so you can come home to the jobs that need you most.
WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW will focus on young workers when they team up in Yarrawonga – Mulwala this week as part of this year’s Cross Border Construction Program.
WorkSafe inspectors will hone in on the risks of structural collapse during construction work as part of their latest safety blitz following a spate of incidents in recent months.
A large team of WorkSafe inspectors will visit farms in the Robinvale region next month to promote the importance of workplace safety ahead of the busy spring season.
WorkSafe will target workplace bullies with a three-year program to educate employers about preventing abusive behaviours.
McCann has secured a three-year contract to provide creative services for WorkSafe Victoria.
Builders will have access to a range of construction industry experts when regulators visit Geelong and the Surf Coast next week to examine safety and building compliance.
WorkSafe Victoria has signed a major sponsorship deal with soccer giant Melbourne Victory.
Around 10,000 Victorians will be wearing safety badges with a difference tomorrow when they take part in Jobs At Home Day.
WorkSafe inspectors have begun a month-long blitz targeting dangerous and sub-standard demolition work.
The most important reason for staying safe at work isn’t at work at all – it’s at home.
We know that the lead-up to Christmas is busy with employers and workers rushing to complete projects and meet deadlines. But it is a horrifying fact that Victorian workers are more likely to die in November and December than any other time of the year.