The Federal Government has announced stronger border laws the prevent the import of asbestos products into Australia, alongside an overhaul of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency’s hotline service to
Proposed WHS amendments that could increase maximum fines by more than 90 per cent and explicitly ban insurance against penalties have been principally supported by the Federal Government. Following last
Bloomfield Collieries Pty Ltd has committed more than half a million dollars to promote safety around trucks, as well as to improved mental health tools, following the death of a
The importance of adequately communicating safety procedures to contractors has been highlighted this week, with a NSW Court found a company guilty under sections 19 and 32 of the State
A Victorian employer has been sentenced to six months in prison and fined $10,000 (additional $7,336 in costs) for breaching section 24 and 32 of the Victorian OHS Act: Duties
More than a decade after James Hardie made headlines for failing to protect workers from asbestos material it knew would harm them, the company is back in court.
Following the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest annual climate statement, three-month forecast and the extended heat conditions over much of Australia, work safety authorities have issued special heat warnings to employers.
A court has found a host employer guilty of failing to meet its primary duty of care requirements and failure to comply with health and safety duty. The finding comes