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Horror 2016 For Victorian Workplaces

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Victorian workplaces must do more in 2017 to prioritise safety following a horror year in which 26 people lost their lives at work. Read Full Article

Subcontractor fined over involvement in fatal wall collapse in Melbourne

Friday, May 22, 2015

A magistrate has found a sign installer guilty for his role in the collapse of a brick wall in Melbourne that killed three people, and issued him with a $7,500 fine. Read Full Article

Safe Work Australia releases May 2014 Notifiable Fatalities

Friday, August 29, 2014

There were 19 work-related notifiable fatalities during May 2014 — 13 male workers and 4 male bystanders, and 1 female worker and 1 female bystander. Of these fatalities, 6 workers and 5 bystanders died as a result of incidents in the air or on public roads. For further details see the Notified Fatalities Monthly Report May 2014. Read Full Article

Canberra Contractors charged over grader death at West Macgregor workplace

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Yass man Wayne Vickery died after he was run over by a grader on a construction site at West Macgregor in 2011. Read Full Article

Lessons to be learnt from the pink batts disaster

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The royal commission into the pink batts program reveals the need for well-resourced government departments, not gutted shells only able to dish out money to the market, writes Jean Parker. Read Full Article

Guidance for Work Near Overhead Power Lines Fatality Mt. Gambier

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The workplace safety watchdog is investigating the death of a man at a worksite near Mount Gambier in South Australia's south east on Wednesday. Read Full Article

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