Archived News for OHS Sector Professionals - July, 2013
The code that keeps heavy vehicles safe on the highway has been updated, with the release of a discussion paper on the Chain of Responsibility by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and National Transport Commission.
The owners of a planned casino in Sydney have applied for their entire high-rollers’ floor to allow smoking, a move with has drawn criticism from workers’ rights and anti-smoking groups.
A Queensland coroner has found more could have been done to save the lives of four young tradesmen, the Prime Minister says he would be willing to meet their families.
The chief executive of Australia’s Insulation Council says the industry has taken a massive hit from the botched insulation stimulus scheme, and that compensation may now be needed.
Queensland Work Safety authorities are looking for feedback on their recent leadership programs and would like responses from any industry groups or members.