Mon, 05/18/2009 - 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.

Mon, 05/18/2009 - 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.