Update on rollout of national competency units for working with asbestos

Reported by Haydee | 20 Jul, 2012

Safe Work Australia has recently provided an update on the rollout of national competency units for working with asbestos. According to Safe Work Australia, the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) Asbestos Regulations will harmonise the country’s licensing, training and competency arrangements for workers involved in asbestos removal. Two licences have been set out under …

WorkCover NSW to conduct free asbestos webinar

Reported by Haydee | 30 Mar, 2012

A free asbestos safety webinar will be conducted by WorkCover NSW next week to assist businesses and workers in understanding recent changes in work health and safety laws for working with asbestos. The Asbestos Removal and Demolition Requirements webinar is part of WorkCover’s efforts to support NSW business, industry and workers adjust to the new …