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.
An art installation constructed entirely of mirrors is challenging Victorians to view their workplace as a reflection of themselves.
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 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.
Crane owners and operators need to check a key component following the preliminary results of a WorkSafe investigation into the cause of an incident which led to the death of a construction worker in Box Hill.
A WorkSafe and EPA blitz on industrial sites in the West Footscray area is continuing, with 78 sites visited and 68 contraventions identified in relation to the handling and storage of dangerous goods.
Victorians are being urged to ensure worksites are secure as strong winds gusting up to 100kmh hit parts of the state today.
WorkSafe’s newest inspectors will begin the task of keeping Victorians safe and healthy at work this month following their graduation from a rigorous 17-week training program.
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.
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.