Category - Worksafe

Drug and Alcohol screening to be inforced on construction sites in Victoria

FROM THE OFFICE OF PREMIER OF VICTORIA -PRESS RELEASE Friday, 20 June 2014 New requirements for tighter screening of drug and alcohol use at construction workplaces across Victoria will commence from 1 July, helping to ensure a safer and more secure environment for workers, Minister for Finance Robert Clark announced today. “Widespread reports of workers […]

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Room for improvement as year long WorkSafe crackdown reveals thousands of safety breaches

There is room for improvement for businesses across the state after WorkSafe issued more than 2000 improvement notices as part of a crackdown on workplace health and safety breaches. Manual handling, damaged storage racking, unsafe scaffolding, inappropriate storage of dangerous goods, insufficient return to work plans for injured workers and poor forklift traffic management were […]

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