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WorkSafe urge workplaces to do more after 'horror 2016'

WorkSafe urge workplaces to do more after 'horror 2016'

We are disappointed to report that WorkSafe Victoria declared 2016 a 'horror year in terms' of fatalities.

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WorkSafe Safety Alert - Maintenance and Repair of Commercial Vehicles

WorkSafe Safety Alert - Maintenance and Repair of Commercial Vehicles

Are you at risk because you're driving a vehicle that is not well maintained? Click below for free advice from WorkSafe Victoria on how to minimise the risks.

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WorkSafe Investigates Employers that fail to report serious incidents

WorkSafe Investigates Employers that fail to report serious incidents

WorkSafe’s Enforcement Group are currently performing a comparative data analysis of WorkCover Claims and hospital admission with a view of prosecuting employers that fail to report serious incidents.

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WorkSafe urges caution after boom lift fatality at South Wharf

WorkSafe urges caution after boom lift fatality at South Wharf

A worker has died while operating a boom lift (EWP) at a construction site at South Wharf Melbourne on the afternoon of 26 October.

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WorkSafe approved induction processes for temporary or apprentice level workers

WorkSafe approved induction processes for temporary or apprentice level workers

As you settle into 2017 it may be timely to review your induction processes for new employees, especially if you have been recruiting temps or apprentices.

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Lights, camera... safety!

Lights, camera... safety!

As pioneers of a number of OHS video campaigns, WorkSafe Victoria are leading the charge to broadcast the OHS message to a broad demographic.

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Working close to electrics: what you need to know

Working close to electrics: what you need to know

This bulletin's OHS roundup focuses on electrics and for those working close to them. The below links share WorkSafe approved information about what you need to do to prevent accidents from happening.

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Take care or risk becoming a Christmas statistic

Take care or risk becoming a Christmas statistic

Workers and employers must put safety first in the busy lead-up to Christmas to prevent workplace fatalities.

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