Construction sites along the Murray River from Cobram and Barooga to Corowa are being urged to review their existing site health and safety practices ahead of site inspections later this month.
Bass Coast businesses can expect a knock at the door later next month when teams of WorkSafe inspectors head to the region for a week to educate and encourage compliance with health and safety laws.
Farm injury claims fell by more than 14 per cent in the past 12 months and are now at a 10-year low, according to new figures released today by the Victorian WorkCover Authority.
A worker died this morning after being hit by a falling branch at a logging coupe near Yinnar South in the Latrobe Valley.
A Gippsland meat processing company has been found guilty over the death of a worker who was crushed while cleaning a machine in its slaughter room.
A drilling company has been fined $170,000 after pleading guilty to an incident in which a falling gantry crane injured one man and narrowly missed several others working on the Wonthaggi desalination pipeline project.
A worker died after he was struck by a falling tree branch at a Warragul property yesterday afternoon.
An osteopath has been convicted and fined $16,000 after pleading guilty to fraudulently obtaining payments from WorkSafe.
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.
A division of a major Australasian forestry company had its fine for workplace safety breaches nearly doubled on appeal in the County Court this morning.
A farmer on a vegetable farm at Pearcedale in Melbourne’s south-east is lucky to be alive after being run over by a tractor at the weekend.
WorkSafe Victoria took its new public awareness campaign to eastern Victoria today to highlight the benefits of getting injured Victorians back to work sooner.
Tait Timber and Hardware Pty Ltd has pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace after a worker was hurt when a forklift was being used inappropriately.
WorkSafe Inspectors are best known for helping make Latrobe workplaces safer, but they’re also looking for local businesses to take part in this year’s WorkSafe Awards.