A Gippsland quarry operator has been charged with two contraventions of the OHS Act after a contractor died when a tip wall collapsed and engulfed her truck.
Two people died in two separate incidents, and a third suffered life threating injuries, in what was a dark day for workplace safety in Victoria yesterday.
A building group has been convicted and fined $70,000, and ordered to pay $5577 in costs, after a worker received serious injuries in a fall from a two-storey house in Warrnambool.
WorkSafe will lead a blitz on industrial premises in Melbourne’s inner western suburbs to ensure that potentially dangerous chemicals are being stored correctly.
A man in his 40s has died in hospital after falling through a stair void at a housing construction site at Rosebud last week.
WorkSafe is urging employers in the construction industry to be aware of the serious risks when working from height following two serious incidents in the past 24 hours.
A man in his early 30s has died after falling into a deep trench at a housing estate under construction at Wallan.
Victorians are being urged to ensure worksites are secure as strong winds gusting up to 100kmh hit parts of the state today.
The Department of Health and Human Services, three companies and an individual have been charged by WorkSafe following a series of incidents against a number of employees by a client at a residential care facility in Victoria’s east.
WorkSafe has charged the owner of the Corkman Irish Pub site in relation to the identification and treatment of asbestos at the 2016 demolition of the historic hotel.
Work to disassemble the crane damaged by high winds in Richmond is progressing, with the majority of the recovery tasks expected to be completed this afternoon.
Work to dismantle a crane damaged by high winds at a Richmond construction site has commenced.
WorkSafe is continuing to oversee plans by construction experts to dismantle a crane damaged in high winds at a Richmond construction site on Monday night.
A farmer has died in an incident involving a tractor on a farm at Barjarg, near Mansfield yesterday.
WorkSafe is investigating an incident involving a crane damaged by high winds at a construction site in Lennox Street, near Bridge Road in Richmond last night.