Traralgon businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues are the target of a week-long WorkSafe inspection campaign, beginning today.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in Traralgon later this month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
WorkSafe’s annual roadshow begins soon with 19 metropolitan and country locations to be visited from May 15 to June 19 (details below).
Nominations for the 2012 WorkSafe Victoria Awards are now open with WorkSafe calling on people and business who are ‘making a difference’ to enter.
Ballarat businesses that place workers at risk by failing to address health and safety issues will be the target of a week-long WorkSafe inspector campaign, beginning today.
A mock worksite setup on a busy Melbourne street in which two actors posing as workers asked passers by to hand over a ‘live’ cable from one to the other has delivered shocking results.
WorkSafe kicked off its inspector recruitment campaign this week and is encouraging those who want to help keep Victoria the safest place to work in Australia to apply.
WorkSafe is investigating the death of a 65-year-old Epping man in Scoresby yesterday afternoon.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in Ballarat later this month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
Farm safety has been put in the spotlight with a Werribee vegetable grower convicted and fined $80,000 after a woman was run-over by a truck reversing from a machinery shed.
WorkSafe inspectors will visit small businesses in South Geelong and Breakwater next month to check on health and safety compliance as part of an ongoing campaign across regional Victoria.
WorkSafe is warning builders, sub-contractors and other outdoor workers to ensure sites are not exposed to the risk of structural collapse and falling branches in strong winds today.
WorkSafe has urged people in areas hit by floods in northern Victoria to carefully plan recovery work to reduce the chance of injury.
The winner of the 2011 WorkSafe Return to Work Coordinator Excellence award will present at a free workshop in Preston next week (29th March) as part on an ongoing effort to help get injured workers back to work.
A WorkSafe campaign targeting health and safety compliance in Bendigo last week found room for improvement after inspectors handed out 117 notices requiring businesses to act on breaches.