Two companies working in the construction sector have each entered into an enforceable undertaking to spend a total of $570,000 on industry-wide education material and training programs.
A farmer has died on a cattle farm at Kergunyah today, after falling from a quad bike.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a self-employed diesel mechanic on his property in Edenhope on Sunday afternoon.
A Melbourne waste recycling company has been convicted and fined $450,000 over the death of an employee who was struck by the bucket of a 20-tonne front end loader.
A Melbourne bakery company that failed to replace guarding on a dough processing machine was convicted and fined $60,000 following an incident in which an employee had his arm severed.
An appeal over the inadequacy of a fine handed out to a recycling company following the death of an employee in 2012 has been upheld in the County Court.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a truck driver in Footscray on Saturday morning.
A young worker died yesterday afternoon after a trench collapsed at a construction site in Cranbourne East.
A Mansfield manufacturer was convicted and fined $35,000 in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this week over an incident in which a welder was seriously injured when a 44-gallon drum exploded.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a builder on a Fitzroy North building site this morning.
The owner of a mushroom growing operation was fined $50,000 in Bendigo Magistrates court last month over a gas explosion that left a worker with serious burns.
WorkSafe Victoria is aware of an incident at a factory in New Gisborne which has left a male worker with a facial injury.
A farmer in his 60s has died on a farm at Tallandoon this afternoon, after falling from a quad bike.
Two companies were fined a total of $450,000 in the County Court last week over the death of a worker who fell 40 metres when a piling rig collapsed on a Melbourne construction site in 2011.
Victorians are being urged by the Victorian WorkCover Authority to take extra care at work in the lead-up to the holiday period, following a tragic seven-week period.