WorkSafe Victoria releases statement on Swanston St wall collapse

Reported by Haydee | 01 May, 2013

WorkSafe Victoria released an official statement on the Swanston St wall collapse which killed three people on 28 March, 2013. According to WorkSafe, the investigation conducted over the incident aimed to determine whether any offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) have been committed. “This comprehensive investigation is ongoing, but given …

Food company convicted and fined over worker’s injuries

Reported by Haydee | 21 Aug, 2012

A food company was convicted and fined $90,000 on Monday over serious and permanent injuries that a worker sustained when his arm was crushed in a machine. The company pleaded guilty at the Sunshine Magistrate’s Court to failing to provide safe plant and failing to provide proper training under section 21 of the Occupational Health …

Company and director convicted and fined for second time in four years

Reported by Haydee | 17 May, 2012

Photo: WorkSafe Victoria An Epping-based business and its company director have been prosecuted over serious workplace health and safety charges for the second time in four years. The company and its director were convicted and fined a total of $124,000 after being charged under the Occupational Health and Safety Act over safety violations in August …