Victorian employers and workers have been reminded of the hazards involved in working around trucks, after four workers died in separate incidents over the past two months.
The rising popularity of electric vehicles has prompted WorkSafe to remind employers to provide appropriate training and supervision to mechanics working on EV systems.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident in which a young diesel mechanic was killed while working under a B-double trailer in Melbourne.
A safety alert has been issued after two motor mechanics were killed while repairing a broken-down bus on the roadside.
The Managing Director of a recycling company has been fined $70,000 after a worker's arm was caught between a conveyor belt and a roller and amputated at the shoulder.
WorkSafe WA is investigating the work-related death of a man who was reportedly caught in a conveyor belt while working in a North Coogee salt refinery.
The ETU has called for SafeWork NSW to investigate the Sydney Metro project, after an escalator collapsed and a worker was injured in two separate incidents.
WorkSafe Victoria has issued a prohibition notice to an East Gippsland dive shop after unsafe levels of carbon monoxide were found in its scuba diving cylinders.
A safety alert has been issued following an incident in which a worker suffered a partial amputation of his hand after it contacted a moving saw blade.
A Victorian transport company has been fined $490,000 after a worker died in a truck rollover at Leongatha in May 2018.
Industrial equipment supplier Enmin manufactures a range of materials handling solutions with a focus on compliance, to ensure maximum operator safety.
A Bassendean engineering company has been charged after a worker was fatally crushed while welding large gear segments with a welding manipulator.