Information sessions on new work health and safety legislation

Reported by Haydee | 07 Mar, 2013

Information sessions will be conducted by SafeWork SA representatives to the Mount Gambier community. The information session aims to discuss the new work health and safety legislation and the important role of health and safety representatives. Two sessions will be conducted at the Main corner complex, 1 Bay Road, on Wednesday, 13 March. One session …

OHS Harmonisation Scams

Reported by Haydee | 13 Mar, 2012

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland issued a warning to all Queensland businesses with a scam involving callers selling products or services, which they said must be purchased in order to comply with National OHS Harmonisation laws. Early last year, a similar warning was published on ABC News’ website. According to the report, some businesses in South Australia received …

Tasmania votes to delay OHS Harmonisation

Reported by Haydee | 04 Dec, 2011

The Tasmanian Parliament voted to delay the commencement of the Occupational Health and Safety Harmonisation laws for a year. The Parliament’s decision to delay the implementation of the OHS laws follows that of Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria. Majority won with 11-3 votes to postpone discussions of the bill until March 2012. The OHS …