Inspectors to focus on hoists on next stage audit campaign

Reported by Haydee | 24 Jul, 2013

After assessing risk control for earthmoving equipment, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s second stage of Mobile and operational plant in construction campaign will focus on hoists. The audit of personnel and materials hoists will commence in August and will examine the level of compliance in controlling risks associated with hoists on civil and heavy construction …

Deadline for conversions to High Risk Work Licence nears

Reported by Haydee | 06 Aug, 2012

SafeWork SA reminded South Australians who undertake high risk work that the deadline for second year conversions to the new national Licence to Perform High Risk Work is coming near. According to a news release by SafeWork SA, the new Licence applies to all people who work with forklifts, cranes and hoists, scaffolding and pressure …

Reminder to renew high risk work licences

Reported by Haydee | 11 Jul, 2012

WorkCover NSW is reminding workers who are qualified to operate high risk plant and equipment to review, and if needed, to renew their licences. Workers operating a range of machinery including forklifts and cranes, and pressure equipment such as boilers and turbines are required to secure high risk work licences. High risk work licences are …

High Risk Work Licence Conversion for SA Workers

Reported by Haydee | 20 Jun, 2012

Hon Russell WortleyPhoto: SA Government website Industrial Relations Minister Russell Wortley reminded on Thursday all South Australians who are involved in high risk work to convert their qualifications to the new national Licence to Perform High Risk Work. The new licensing system requires people with high risk work including those involving forklifts, cranes and hoists, …

National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work

Reported by Haydee | 15 May, 2012

The National Standard for Licensing Persons performing High Risk Work (the Standard) was adopted in the Northern Territory on June 30, 2010. The Standard has created training, assessment and licensing of high risk work consistent across Australia to ensure safer workplaces. It aims to facilitate the operation of a nationally uniform, competency-based licensing system to …