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The Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) Conference 2020

Posted by Richard Forster on 18 September 2020
The VTHC conference is scheduled to run on Tuesday 27th October 2020 from 0900 - 1445 and is being delivered via an online format this year. It is a free event to attend and it aims to provide training and support for HSRs. The theme for the conference is Risks to Psychosocial Health. WorkS...
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National Safe Work Month 2020

Posted by Richard Forster on 8 September 2020

Each October, Safe Work Australia invites workplaces to take part and focus on health and safety at work during National Safe Work Month.
Not surprisingly the theme this year is  'Work Health and Safety through COVID-19.' This acknowledges and reflects the wide-reaching impacts ...
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Storage of Dangerous Goods

Posted by Andy Perry on 19 August 2020
Worksafe Victoria on the 10th August have released a Safety Alert reminding employer/occupiers of their specific duties when storing dangerous goods. In many cases employers/occupiers may store dangerous goods in 'Transit' for up to five days, as long as the organisation has assessed and ...
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Worksafe Amendments to OHS Act 2004

Posted by Andy Perry on 11 August 2020
Worksafe Victoria has recently made an amendment to the OHS Act 2004 in relation to duty to notify under Part 5. The new regulations came into force on 28 July 2020 and will remain in place for 12 months. The amendment now requires employers to notify WorkSafe immediately on becoming aware th...
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Employers' duties when asking employees to work at heights or work in confined spaces

Posted by Ian Good on 9 July 2020
Employers' duties when asking employees to work at heights or work in confined spaces
Employers arrange training for their employees so that they have the skills and knowledge to safely conduct work at height or in confined spaces. However, they should also consider when not to work at height, or enter a confined space. This approach aligns with the legislation when applying the...
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The Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) Conference 2020

Posted by Richard Forster on 18 September 2020
The VTHC conference is scheduled to run on Tuesday 27th October 2020 from 0900 - 1445 and is being delivered via an online format this year. It i...
Posted in: Richard Forster  

National Safe Work Month 2020

Posted by Richard Forster on 8 September 2020

Each October, Safe Work Australia invites workplaces to take part and focus on health and safety at work during National Safe Work Month.
Not ...
Posted in: Richard Forster  
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