Safe work practices in earthmoving, drainage and roadwork sites in Melbourne’s north will be the focus of a WorkSafe safety campaign next week.
The housing construction industry in Melbourne’s northern suburbs has been warned to make sure their sites and work practices are up to scratch ahead of a safety blitz next month.
WorkSafe has launched an investigation into the death of an 86-year-old man who was hit by a garbage truck last Friday while it was emptying a bin at a Mill Park fast food restaurant car park.
A Somerton boat company has been found guilty and fined $275,000 over the death of a worker in December 2011.
WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a worker in Somerton yesterday.
An injured worker who fraudulently obtained $112,000 in benefits after falsely claiming to be wheelchair-bound and in need of 24-hour care has been jailed for 16 months.
A Montmorency agricultural manufacturing company has been convicted and fined $140,000 over an incident which killed a worker who was struck on the head by a metal rod.
WorkSafe will soon target businesses in Sydney Road in a week-long blitz on uninsured employers.
A husband and wife manufacturing partnership were sentenced today following the death of an 18 year-old worker at a Thomastown cardboard packaging factory in February 2009.
Tullamarine company Allmore Constructions has signed up for an innovative WorkSafe
Two men who assaulted, threatened and intimidated WorkSafe inspectors have received suspended prison sentences after being prosecuted by WorkSafe
WorkSafe inspectors will be visiting small businesses in Preston this March – and they’ll be expecting businesses to be prepared.
Small businesses in Preston have been pulled up for 94 workplace health and safety breaches during a five day campaign by WorkSafe inspectors.
Northern suburbs caravan manufacturer, Empire Caravans Pty Ltd (formerly Mitri Konsol Pty Ltd) has pleaded guilty to failing to comply with safety improvement notices issued by WorkSafe.
Working as a truck driver for two years while fraudulently receiving $40,000 in workers compensation benefits has led to a man getting a nine-month prison sentence.