leak reported at Viva Energy refinery

leak reported at Viva Energy refinery

2 years ago
Bay939 reported that emergency crews have been called to an incident at Viva Energy’s Geelong refinery. Seven CFA vehicles attended the Refinery Road property in Corio on Wednesday afternoon. A Viva Energy spokesperson has confirmed in a statement to Geelong Broadcasters a small hydrogen leak was detected at the refinery at 3.30pm, resulting in a minor alarm being sounded. “In response, the unit is being shut down. Emergency services attended the site as per standard […]
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WorkCover system failing long-term injured workers, Victorian Ombudsman finds in WorkSafe report

2 years ago
Victoria’s workers compensation scheme has been failing long-term injured workers in “downright immoral and unethical” circumstances, the state’s ombudsman has found. In a scathing report following an 18-month investigation, Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass found WorkSafe agents were continuing to make unreasonable decisions, in some cases for financial incentives, leaving injured workers without compensation. The management of WorkCover compensation claims is outsourced by WorkSafe Victoria to five claims agents: Allianz, CGU, EML, Gallagher Bassett and Xchanging. […]
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