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New law aims to prevent construction deaths

Reported by Stephen | 26 May, 2017

New laws proposed to parliament by the Palaszczuk Government will enable the state’s building regulator to take action where there is a threat to the safety of workers on construction sites.

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New law targets deadly workplace practices in Queensland

Reported by Stephen | 22 May, 2017

Following an interim recommendation from the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety, the Queensland Government will introduce the new offence of “negligence causing death”.

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Tough quad bike laws now in force

Reported by Stephen | 06 Feb, 2017

Quad bike riders and their passengers are now required by law to wear an approved motorcycle helmet when operating on roads and road-related areas, according to new laws that came into effect on 1 February 2017 in Queensland.