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New rules for Queensland solar farms

Reported by Stephen | 19 Apr, 2019

The Government of Queensland is set to introduce a new code of practice and electrical safety regulations in May to improve safety in the growing commercial solar farm industry.

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Amusement rides regulations tightened

Reported by Stephen | 07 Mar, 2019

The State Government says the regulations will come into effect on May 1 with a transition period of up to two years for certain matters.

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SafeWork NSW supports national First Aid Code of Practice

Reported by Haydee | 25 Feb, 2019

SafeWork NSW expressed support to national amendments to the model Code of Practice for the provision of first aid in the workplace, to help ensure workers have access to immediate care and treatment.

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ACT government commits to improving workplace health and safety

Reported by Haydee | 31 Oct, 2018

The ACT Government commits its support to the recommendations of an independent review of its work safety compliance infrastructure, policies, and procedures, including a structural reform to WorkSafe ACT to ensure its independence.

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Code for transport of dangerous goods set to be updated

Reported by Stephen | 11 Jun, 2018

The Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail will be updated to reduce the burden on industry when transporting low-risk items and to bring it in line with new United Nations transport requirements.

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Laws amended to protect emergency workers

Reported by Haydee | 23 May, 2018

Those who will attack and injure an emergency worker will now receive a custodial sentence as the Victorian Government amends statutory minimum prison sentencing.