A Melbourne construction company has been convicted and fined $275,000 following the death of a painter who fell 3.46 metres through a stair void at a Mornington Peninsula building site.
A 21-year-old labourer has died after falling from a ladder at a residential property in Bendigo on Friday.
The operator of an amusement ride has been charged by WorkSafe Victoria following the death of a child who fell from a ride at Rye Easter Carnival last year.
An Ocean Grove building company has been fined $52,500 without conviction for safety breaches that exposed workers, including three apprentices to the risk of serious injury from falls from height.
Oil refinery operator Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd has been charged by WorkSafe after two workers were exposed to hydrofluoric acid leaks in separate incidents last year.
A man in his mid-50s has died in hospital following an incident at the Yallourn Power Station on Monday afternoon.
A cold storage company has been convicted and fined $380,000 after a refrigerator contractor died when he fell 7.4 metres through a plant room skylight.
Construction companies operating in built-up areas are being warned not to put workers or members of the public at risk following two serious incidents where heavy machinery has struck suburban houses.
A Melbourne electrical company has been convicted and fined $300,000 after an unsupervised, third-year apprentice electrician died from electrocution while laying cables at a Camberwell property.
A 12-year-old boy has died after he was run over by a tractor towing a spreading attachment at a property near Leitchville on Sunday.
A 20-year-old apprentice has died while working inside an open-ended tank at a Cranbourne West business.
A 25-year-old man has died after becoming caught in a conveyor belt at a concrete pipe manufacturing plant at Shepparton.
A Warrnambool abattoir has been charged by WorkSafe following an incident in which a forklift ran into two people in October last year.
A Coolaroo recycling centre has been charged for allegedly removing guarding from a conveyor belt, leaving workers exposed to the risk of being crushed or entangled.
Three companies have been convicted and fined a total of $825,000 following the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a commercial recycling bin at a Mill Park fast food outlet.