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Introducing infringement notices!

Posted by Richard Forster on 7 September 2021
As Victoria's health and safety regulator, WorkSafe is responsible for ensuring that duty holders comply with their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations). The Victorian Government made an ...
 

Worksafe Amendments - Notification for Dangerous Goods (Summary)

Posted by Andy Perry on 11 August 2021
Worksafe Victoria has released a Memo that may affect duty holders/occupiers where dangerous goods are stored. Under the existing Victorian Dangerous Good (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012, one of the duties imposed on occupiers of premises, where quantities of dangerous goods are stored an...
 

Chemical Exposure Management A moving target.

Posted by Ian Good on 6 July 2021
Safe Work Australia (SWA) has conducted a review of chemical exposure standards beginning in 2018. The outcome of this review is very likely to lead to significant changes to work practices in Australian workplaces as new products are added, or exposure standards reduced. Edited extract for S...
 

A WorkSafe Victoria View on Health and Safety Representatives Training

Posted by Richard Forster on 8 June 2021
The experience and knowledge of employees can make a significant contribution to identifying and controlling hazards and risks in the workplace by developing preventative measures to address health and safety issues that arise. To enable this, the OHS Act 2004 requires employers to consult wi...
 

SWMS - Deficiencies

Posted by Andy Perry on 4 May 2021
Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) are generally used in the construction industry for High-Risk Construction Work (HRCW). The relevant Health and Safety Regulations clearly outline what is classified as HRCW. Most circumstances SWMS are pre-prepared that seeks to address a range of hazards tha...
 
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Introducing infringement notices!

Posted by Richard Forster on 7 September 2021
As Victoria's health and safety regulator, WorkSafe is responsible for ensuring that duty holders comply with their obligations under the Occup...
 

Worksafe Amendments - Notification for Dangerous Goods (Summary)

Posted by Andy Perry on 11 August 2021
Worksafe Victoria has released a Memo that may affect duty holders/occupiers where dangerous goods are stored. Under the existing Victorian Dangero...
 
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