The Victorian Government promised to go after dodgy building practitioners on behalf of owners of apartments covered in combustible cladding.
Safe Work Australia on Monday has launched the National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030.
The Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee is seeking comments and feedback on the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) which will introduce the new offence of industrial manslaughter.
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.
The Queensland Government will introduce new laws to ensure the safety of frontline emergency service workers and the broader community.
The Queensland Government will introduce the country’s first Code of Practice for the stone benchtop industry to protect workers from silicosis.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is seeking feedback on proposed changes to safety and emergency arrangements.
A bill that aims to overhaul industrial manslaughter laws in the Northern Territory will be introduced into parliament this week.
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.
The Western Australian government is seeking feedback on the proposed Work Health and Safety regulations.
SafeWork NSW has updated 23 New Codes of Practice, which are now available for download on their website.
Amendments have been made to the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011 or more specifically, the regulations dealing with Lead and Diving.
The NSW Government is seeking feedback on a draft formwork code of practice, which aims to give practical guidance on managing work health and safety risks related to formwork and falsework.
State and federal workplace regulators on Wednesday have agreed to tighten silica dust exposure regulations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Victoria’s new Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) regulations 2018 will commence on 25 October 2018.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said the Federal Government will support the next steps for a national registry on silicosis during last Friday’s COAG meeting.
Four new asbestos and prevention of falls compliance codes are now available. These new codes align with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017.