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 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 man in his 50s has died in hospital following an incident at the West Gate Tunnel Project’s Footscray Road site.
The prevention of falls on construction sites will be the focus of a joint visit by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW to Mildura this week.
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.
WorkSafe is working with Alcoa, contractors and technical advisors on plans to complete the demolition of the Anglesea Power Station.
Electrical businesses, contractors and workers are being warned about the dangers of working on live switchboards or circuits, as WorkSafe inspectors crack down on electrical risks.
A major WorkSafe Victoria advertising campaign launching this Sunday will share the views of working Victorians to highlight the changing nature of what it means to be safe and healthy at work.
A man in his 20s has died in a workplace incident at a timber mill at Benalla.
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.