WorkSafe is continuing to oversee plans by construction experts to dismantle a crane damaged in high winds at a Richmond construction site on Monday night.
A farmer has died in an incident involving a tractor on a farm at Barjarg, near Mansfield yesterday.
WorkSafe is investigating an incident involving a crane damaged by high winds at a construction site in Lennox Street, near Bridge Road in Richmond last night.
A free-range egg producer has been convicted and fined $230,000 following the death of a contractor in an incident involving a front end loader at Navarre, near Stawell.
A Melbourne company has been fined $20,000 without conviction after it erected scaffolding within 60cm of powerlines, without a permit at a Vermont construction site.
A man in his 50s has died in hospital following an incident at the West Gate Tunnel Project’s Footscray Road site.
A Brooklyn company has been fined $50,000 without conviction, and ordered to pay costs of $29,000, after a 182kg stone benchtop fell on a worker’s foot, resulting in the loss of three toes.
A man in his 20s has died in a workplace incident at a timber mill at Benalla.
WorkSafe has charged an equipment hire company with three breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 following the death of a contractor who was thrown from an elevated work platform (EWP).
A plumbing company has become the second business to be convicted and fined over an incident in which an apprentice was seriously burned when he made contact with powerlines.
CORRECTION: WorkSafe acknowledges that an earlier version of this media release incorrectly stated that B Central Constructions Pty Ltd had been convicted on this matter. In fact, no conviction was recorded against this company.
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.
A Shepparton fruit packing company has been convicted and fined $150,000 on appeal following an incident which left an employee with horrific scalping injuries.