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Monday, May 18, 2009 - 07:17

27 April 2009

Workplace safety standards must be maintained, and improved, in tough economic times or Victoria could face a return to the horrors of dozens of preventable workplace deaths each year. Marking International Workers Memorial Day tomorrow (28th) WorkSafe’s Executive Director, John Merritt said improvements made over the past decade could be under threat.

Monday, May 18, 2009 - 07:14

WorkSafe Victoria is hosting an interactive forum next Thursday 30 April aimed at helping employers in Melbourne’s western suburbs better understand how they can safely return mature-aged workers back to work after injury or illness. The session is part of WorkSafe’s efforts to improve Victoria’s return to work performance.

Monday, May 18, 2009 - 07:08

A welder is in a serious but stable condition after an explosion at Alexandra this morning. The 31-year old local man was welding a fuel tank mounted on a trailer at the Department of Sustainability and Environment Depot in Nihill St around 8.15am. 

A WorkSafe inspector and investigator are at the scene.

The explosion happened in a shed. The injured man has burns to his face, hands and upper body.