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Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 05:41

18 November 2009

Victoria’s work-related death toll is at the highest point for this time of the year since 2001.

It’s prompted WorkSafe to call on employers and workers to take a zero-tolerance approach to safety issues in the last six weeks of the year.

The death of a man near Mansfield last week took to 25 the number of Victorians who have died in traumatic circumstances at work this year. 

Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 05:40

17 November 2009

Concrete panel supplier, The Precast Company, pleaded guilty in the Dandenong Magistrates Court on Friday 13 November to failing to provide an injured worker with suitable employment as required under Victoria’s workers compensation legislation.

The Court heard that the injured worker was employed as a crane operator when he suffered a crush injury to his finger. He attended Dandenong hospital and 5 days later was certified as being fit for alternative duties.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 05:37

4 November 2009
Chair of the Safe Work Australia Council, Mr Tom Phillips AM, today announced the release of two research reports on engineered nanomaterials. These reports were published as part of the Nanotechnology Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Program, which is managed by Safe Work Australia for the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

Mr Phillips said that these reports add significantly to our understanding of the OHS risks of working with nanomaterials and provides us with a strong direction for further research.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 05:35

Agriculture, forestry and fishing workers experienced the highest number of work-related injuries

19 October 2009

Safe Work Australia Council Chair, Mr Tom Phillips AM, today announced the release of six reports based on an analysis of the 2005-06 Work-Related Injuries Survey (WRIS) on the Construction, Health and community services, Manufacturing, Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Transport and storage and Retail trade industries.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 05:30

A company director has been convicted and fined $65,000 for workplace health and safety breaches relating to his failure to ensure workers were properly trained and supervised.
It is the first time a company director has been sentenced in the County Court under section 144 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004. Section 144 covers the obligations of company officers.

Alex Del Brocco of Macleod in Melbourne’s north is the managing director of a company which operated a West Heidelberg commercial laundry where a man died in October 2006.