A man has been electrocuted and another is suffering life threatening injuries after the cherry picker they were working in struck overhead powerlines today.
A WorkSafe campaign targeting Central Business District employers who do not hold a WorkCover insurance policy begins next Wednesday.
A free workshop to help people responsible for helping injured workers return to work will be held in Melbourne’s CBD on 7 July.
Strong winds overnight caused damage across much of Victoria prompting a WorkSafe warning for planning and care during today’s clean up.
New Awards structure offers more opportunities for individuals and businesses
Businesses or workers who are making a difference to safety, health and wellbeing and return to work in their workplace are being given the opportunity to be recognised more than ever before.
Changes to WorkSafe’s Agents Panel have resulted in some injured workers claims management being transferred from CGU and GIO.
There is room for improvement for businesses across the state after WorkSafe issued more than 2000 improvement notices as part of a crackdown on workplace health and safety breaches.
The County Court has re-imposed a conviction and fine imposed last year against the director of a Springvale construction business which failed to comply with safety improvement notices.
WorkSafe’s annual business roadshow comes to north-east Victoria this week with briefings being held at Shepparton (Wednesday) and Wodonga (Thursday).
A Mordialloc company has been fined $25,000 over an electric shock incident that left a worker with third degree burns to almost half of his body.