A 21-year-old labourer has died after falling from a ladder at a residential property in Bendigo on Friday.
WorkSafe inspectors are focusing on the risk of falls during construction work when they visit building sites across the state between now and Christmas.
Doctors have the chance to be recognised for their dog walking skills, plumbers can be celebrated as TV technicians and chief executives can take credit for their nightly tuck-ins on WorkSafe’s annual Jobs at Home Day.
Employers and workers are being urged to slow down and put safety first as Victoria enters a traditionally dangerous time of year for workplaces.
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 man who successfully retrained and returned to work after receiving serious injuries in a workplace car accident has won WorkSafe’s Return to Work Achievement award for 2018.
Emergency services personnel, a hospital and a tree company are among the 27 finalists for the 2018 WorkSafe Awards.
A 20-year-old apprentice has died while working inside an open-ended tank at a Cranbourne West business.
Final plans to demolish the remaining structure at the Anglesea Power Station have now been reviewed by WorkSafe, with a demolition by controlled explosion expected to take place this week.
A new WorkSafe guidebook for the racing industry will make it easier for trainers, venues and other employers to keep their workforce safe as a busy Spring Carnival approaches.
Champion Australian basketballer Lauren Jackson has joined Geelong Football Club triple premiership star Cameron Ling as an ambassador for WorkSafe Health and Safety Month.
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.
WorkSafe is verifying safety checks on more than 60 Raimondi cranes, as investigations into last week’s tragic incident at Box Hill continue.
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.