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When was your last Asbestos Audit?

Posted by Petrina Abbott on 5 January 2022
Welcome to 2022. Now that we are back in the office, it might be a time to review your workplace asbestos register. A task often overlooked in busy and constantly changing work environments. According to WorkSafe Victoria Compliance code: Managing asbestos in workplaces 2019: ‘The asbesto...
 

Excavation Safety

Posted by Andy Perry on 9 December 2021
The Victorian County Court has reinforced, through a significant penalty, the importance of businesses operating in high-risk environments to ensure engineering controls are implemented when required. Last month a civil construction organisation was fined $550,000 following the tragic death of tw...
 

Culture - Safety, Organisational or other…

Posted by Richard Forster on 7 December 2021
Safety culture, or its derivatives such as “Health and safety culture”, “Culture of safety” or even “Organisational culture” is much discussed and written about in safety circles and often appears to be both the problem and the solution. One of the issues is t...
 

Crystalline Silica Legislative Changes

Posted by John Rochford on 18 November 2021
In response to the prevalence of silica related diseases throughout several industries, a review and halving of the workplace exposure standard by Safe Work Australia for respirable crystalline silica in July 2020. Following this, the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Crystalline Silica) ...
 

WorkSafe Amendments 2021

Posted by Andy Perry on 3 November 2021
WorkSafe Victoria has recently introduced some additional powers and infringement notices, that may range from 2 to 10 penalty units. (Penalty Unit $181.74). The issuing of these notices commenced on the 1st of August 2021. Infringement notices can be issued for offences including: ·&nbsp...
 
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When was your last Asbestos Audit?

Posted by Petrina Abbott on 5 January 2022
Welcome to 2022. Now that we are back in the office, it might be a time to review your workplace asbestos register. A task often overlooked in busy...
 

Excavation Safety

Posted by Andy Perry on 9 December 2021
The Victorian County Court has reinforced, through a significant penalty, the importance of businesses operating in high-risk environments to ensur...
 
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