A Ballarat construction company has been convicted and fined $25,000 for ignoring WorkSafe directions to fix unsafe scaffolding at a Mount Clear worksite.
Strong winds overnight caused damage across much of Victoria prompting a WorkSafe warning for planning and care during today’s clean up.
A Reservoir bricklaying company which potentially risked a collapse at a Prahran construction site by overloading scaffolding by more than double the safe limit has today been convicted and fined $100,000.
WorkSafe is investigating an incident involving a scaffold which fell and landed on a car at the Geelong suburb of Belmont this morning.
A company which pleaded guilty to two workplace safety charges which led to the collapse of a scaffold in Prahran in 2009 has been convicted and fined $170,000.