A farmer has died in an incident involving a tractor on a farm at Barjarg, near Mansfield yesterday.
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.
A man in his 70s has died after being run over by a trailer at a property near Ouyen.
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.
WorkSafe has begun enforcement activities to help reduce the risks associated with quad bike rollovers.
A stock agent has died after being trampled by an animal on a cattle farm at Georges Creek near Tallangatta, southeast of Albury Wodonga today.
A man has died after being crushed by a bull at a property at Dunkeld.
WorkSafe is pleading with farmers in the middle of harvesting not to take risks ahead of heavy rains and flash flooding which are forecast to hit much of the state in coming days.
A poultry contractor was today convicted and fined $1.13 million over an incident in which a man was struck and killed by a forklift on a farm at Lethbridge, near Geelong in 2015.
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.
Victorian farmers are being urged to make safety a critical part of their daily routine after a shocking six months in which eight people have died in workplace incidents on farms across the state.
Two agricultural workers have been killed in less than 24 hours in separate incidents in country Victoria.
A major Gippsland company specialising in vegetable growing, processing and distribution was convicted and fined $85,000 for two separate incidents in which one worker was run over by a tractor attachment and another fell into an uncovered drainage pit.
The Supreme Court proceeding issued by Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and other quad bike manufacturers against WorkSafe Victoria was dismissed just prior to a trial that was listed to commence yesterday.
WorkSafe is calling on all regional businesses and workers to prioritise safety to help drive down the number of workplace deaths and injuries across Victoria.