Lobby Group Says Defer Harmonisation Implementation in SA

Reported by Zoe | 08 Oct, 2012

With the nationwide Occupational Health and Safety regulations scheduled to roll out early in 2013 another group has expressed concern and requested a delay. The peak business lobby group in South Australia, Business SA, has contacted the South Australian Government requesting that the safety legislation for the state be deferred until the Council of Australian …

Prosecution of unlicensed asbestos removalist

Reported by Haydee | 30 May, 2012

An unlicensed asbestos removalist was convicted and fined $13,250 for doing unlicensed work, his second offence in two years. In November 2010, the unlicensed asbestos removalist told a renovation company he was licensed by WorkSafe to conduct asbestos removal at an Anglesea property. He was convicted and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations …