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Working with the community to deliver outstanding workplace safety, together with quality care and insurance protection, to workers and employers.
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    WorkSafe has released new guidance on the use of workplace angle grinders after 31 serious workplace injuries with them over the past 12 months.


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    A Glenroy rubbish removal company has been prosecuted after an 87 year-old suffered debilitating injuries when she was hit by a skip truck.


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    Melbourne’s west is hosting the first of this year’s Employer Return-to-Work Network meetings on 22 February.  


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    WorkSafe has launched an investigation into a serious incident in The Patch, in Melbourne's outer east, yesterday afternoon.


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    WorkSafe inspectors have started visiting retail clothing stores across the state to ensure workplace safety remains a priority during the pre-Christmas rush and sales in the New Year.


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    WorkSafe is on site of an incident in Caulfield South, where it appears that part of a building has collapsed.


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    Farm injury claims fell by more than 14 per cent in the past 12 months and are now at a 10-year low, according to new figures released today by the Victorian WorkCover Authority.


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    A major public awareness campaign about the importance of helping injured workers get back to work was launched on Sunday.


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    Victorians are being urged to rethink New Year’s Eve plans involving illegal fireworks, or risk facing fines of thousands of dollars.


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    Farmers are far more likely to die at work than any other Victorian worker.

    That simple but shocking fact is at the heart of a compelling new public awareness campaign to be launched next week.


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    WorkSafe inspectors will target construction sites across Victoria as part of a month-long campaign to prevent deaths and injuries caused by falls.

     


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    A Prahran demolition company was fined $45,000 over an incident in which a worker had his right leg crushed and later amputated when the overloaded skid steer loader he was operating tipped.


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    A Footscray warehouse operator was convicted and fined $50,000 in the County Court following a successful appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions over an incident in which a truck driver was injured by a falling 185kg wool bale.


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    A silo manufacturing company in Rochester has been fined $30,000 after a mobile crane ran over an employee’s leg and crushed his foot, which later had to be amputated.


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    A Dandenong automotive repair centre has been convicted and fined $40,000 after a man was crushed when a car fell off an incorrectly operated hoist.


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    WorkSafe has warned there will be consequences for not managing the risk associated with working at heights on construction sites following two serious incidents in less than two weeks.