Browsing: Authority/inspectorate (VIC)

FRI
2:12PM

Proposed WHS changes for diesel; Dust conviction; more

  • Proposed WHS changes expand diesel-emission duties in NSW;
  • Injury benefits increased for NSW volunteers and fatality victims; and
  • Employer convicted over absence of deadly-dust controls.
WED
3:32PM

Fatality inquiry sends reminder on power tool dangers

A coronial inquiry into the death of a recently immigrated worker has highlighted the very real dangers faced by inexperienced workers and posed by power tools, particularly tools with unsafe modifications or faults.

MON
3:36PM

Director failed to ensure company utilised WHS resources

A company director who failed to ensure his organisation provided fall prevention measures to height workers has become the third entity to be fined over a five-metre fall, while a regulator has expressed frustration after yet another employer was fined for forklift-related breaches.


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