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Safe Work Australia reviews workplace exposure standards

Reported by Haydee | 26 Sep, 2019

Safe Work Australia is currently reviewing workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants to ensure that standards are based most recent, high-quality evidence supported by rigorous scientific basis.

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Safety of first responders a priority

Reported by Haydee | 20 Sep, 2019

The Queensland Government will introduce new laws to ensure the safety of frontline emergency service workers and the broader community.

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Senate backs call for mandatory quad bike safety

Reported by Stephen | 16 Sep, 2019

The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the Senate’s support for Greens Agriculture spokesperson Janet Rice’s motion to implore the Government to act now on quad bike safety.

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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.