A Ballarat construction company has been convicted and fined $25,000 for ignoring WorkSafe directions to fix unsafe scaffolding at a Mount Clear worksite.
Two young workers have died and a third has been seriously injured in three separate incidents in Victorian workplaces over the past two days.
A stock agent has died after being trampled by an animal on a cattle farm at Georges Creek near Tallangatta, southeast of Albury Wodonga today.
A silo manufacturing company in Rochester has been fined $30,000 after a mobile crane ran over an employee’s leg and crushed his foot, which later had to be amputated.
The Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation has been convicted and fined $300,000 for putting staff at risk in the lead-up to a riot at the Melbourne Remand Centre in 2015.
A man has died after being crushed by a bull at a property at Dunkeld.
A commercial cleaning company has been convicted and fined $30,000 after a worker’s hand was crushed at a Cobram meat processing facility.
One man has died and another has sustained life threatening injuries in a workplace incident at Leitchville near Echuca.
VicRoads and roadworks firm Downer EDI have today been convicted and fined a total of $1.55 million over the 2011 death of a traffic controller.
An attempt by the Melbourne Market Authority (MMA) to overturn a WorkSafe improvement notice in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has been unsuccessful.
A man in his early 70s has died after the rough terrain utility vehicle he was driving tipped over at a sheep property at Bonnie Doon.
A man in his twenties has died after being stung by several bees at a property in Dunkeld.
Following a comprehensive investigation, WorkSafe has determined there is insufficient evidence to prosecute event organiser Ash Sounds Pty Ltd in relation to an incident at the company's Falls Music and Arts Festival in Lorne last year.
A Wodonga spray painting company has been convicted and fined $25,000 after a vacuum cleaner being used to clean up flammable liquid triggered an explosion in a confined space and burned a worker.
A man has died after being crushed by a road roller in Mildura.