Employers and workers are being urged to slow down and put safety first as Victoria enters a traditionally dangerous time of year for workplaces.
A 20-year-old apprentice has died while working inside an open-ended tank at a Cranbourne West business.
The second phase of WorkSafe Victoria’s major public awareness campaign to share the stories of real Victorian workers discussing workplace health and safety issues was launched on Sunday.
A civil construction company which failed to provide adequate site security at a housing subdivision site in Pakenham has been fined $35,000, without conviction, after a member of the public on a late-night walk was injured after falling into a hole on the site and becoming trapped.
Twenty-three Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals are finalists in the 2017 WorkSafe Awards.
Geelong’s CBD skyline has soared to new heights with WorkSafe’s new headquarters reaching its final height of 65 metres.
The number of workplace injuries in Victoria has fallen to a record low, according to data released by WorkSafe Victoria in its 2015/16 annual report.
Almost 130 businesses and individuals were fined a record amount by the Victorian courts in 2015-16 for breaching OHS laws.
The Victorian workers compensation system is in a sound financial position, according to the 2014/15 results released today by WorkSafe Victoria.
One of the most popular interactive tools for gaining practical information about workplace health and safety has been updated.