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WorkSafe Victoria

Company fined $30,000 for amputated thumb

A national steel supply and fabrication company has been fined $30,000 after a worker’s thumb was caught in a metal bar bending machine. Read More

WorkSafe to target falling object dangers

The risks of falling objects at building sites will be the focus of WorkSafe inspectors when they visit Victorian construction sites in the coming weeks. Read More

Farm fined $80,000 following forklift incident

A Gippsland vegetable farm has been convicted and fined $80,000 after a contractor was struck by a forklift. Read More

Handyman ordered to pay up for fraud

A Frankston handyman has been ordered to pay back more than $150,000 and handed a one year suspended jail sentence for defrauding Victoria’s workers compensation scheme. Read More

Food retailer fined over return-to-work offences

A company selling nuts, dried fruits and candies in shopping centres has been convicted and fined a total of $60,000 for seven return-to-work offences relating to an injured worker. Read More

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