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Company Convicted For Backpacker Scalping

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

A labour hire company has been fined $60,000 over a horrific workplace accident in which an Irish backpacker was scalped and lost an ear. Read Full Article

WorkSafe Victoria - Workplace Inspections Loom

Saturday, February 16, 2013

WorkSafe Victoria have advised they will be visiting over 40,000 workplaces this year.   Read Full Article

Victorian Construction Safety in Crisis

Monday, May 21, 2012

More than 20 tradespeople were seriously injured on housing construction sites each week last year, costing the industry $17 million in medical, wage and other expenses, according to WorkSafe Victoria. Read Full Article

Six Workplace Deaths in Eleven Days in Victoria

Friday, December 02, 2011

The national union for construction workers has raised concerns about workplace safety following the deaths of six workers in 11 days in Victoria. Read Full Article

Safety Alert - Worksafe VIC - Edge Protection - Guard Railing Failure

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Worksafe Victoria have issued a safety alert relating to guard railing.  There have been several recent incidents where guardrails have failed on edge protection systems when force is applied by workers or materials. Read Full Article

Worksafe Victoria - Targeted Workplace Inspections

Friday, February 05, 2010

Basic safety issues will be targeted in this year’s Safe Towns and Safer Work Zones
inspection campaigns which begin next month. (February 2010) Read Full Article


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