Delays Conceded in Introduction of Harmonisation Laws

Reported by Angela | 10 Nov, 2011

(Photo: Chris Evans, Minister for Workplace Relations) As reported in The Australian, Workplace Relations Minister Chris Evans has today conceded that it is possible for businesses to delay the implementation of the new WHS laws by up to 12 months. Harmonisation is due to be rolled out on January 1, 2012. However, if a business …

Sydney Safety Conference & Show – Daily Wrap Up – 2

Reported by Angela | 26 Oct, 2011

All in all, today was a much better collection of speakers, presentations and workshops. What are we to make of our workplace health and safety programs? The first keynote speaker, Professor Andrew Hopkins, of the Australian National University asked “What Are We to Make of Safe Behaviour Programs”? He talked at length about the fallacy of mono-causal …

Sydney Safety Conference & Show 2011 – Daily Wrap Up

Reported by Angela | 25 Oct, 2011

The 2011 Safety Conference in Sydney presented by the Safety Institute of Australia, got off to a great start today with a presentation by Dr Adam Fraser addressing the need to become fully engaged safety professionals in the workplace; and how our own behaviours can affect the behaviours of those around us. According to several participants it …