Townsville is getting behind Safe Work Australia Week, from October 19 to 25, with a series of occasions to assist spread the office health and security message.In South Australia, the new Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA) and the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA) took impact on 1 January 2013. 23 of the mannequin Codes of Practice wi… Read More

Asbestos has been used in 1000's of homes throughout Australia. It is most commonly found in fibro. In 2003, the manufacture and provide of asbestos was banned.Apart from the apparent health impacts, work-associated accidents even have a significant impact on workers and companies due to the time spent off work. Almost half (forty four%) of people … Read More

As a result, the ACCC has triggered the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWSA) Imported Materials with Asbestos Working Group Rapid Response Protocol.In WA, a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) on the model WHS Regulations and Codes of Practice compiled by Marsden Jacob Associates in 2012 were launched. Additionally, the WA Minister for Commer… Read More

Asbestos is a widely used constituent in buildings and constructing materials, machines, transport vehicles and consumer merchandise. Asbestos has a recognized historic use going again at least 4500 years where it was added as a strengthening materials into earthenware and cooking pots. Asbestos (Greek: inextinguishable) is the collective term for … Read More

within 24 hours of commencing an asbestos elimination job if the asbestos removing job is classed as an surprising state of affairs as per regulation four.3.98 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007.However, Safe Work Australia's 2012 report of the prevalence of asbestosis in Australia from 2002-2010 (see Figure 2), which combines … Read More