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First WHS Non-Suspended Jail Sentence

An employer has been given possibly the first non-suspended jail sentence under WHS legislation, following the death of a worker in a forklift falling load incident in 2017. Sparke Helmore Lawyers state on their website that this is the first known example of a...

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ISO 45001

Probably the biggest news in the WHS/OHS world of late is the introduction of the new international standard for OHS - ISO 45001. This standard has finally been published as a joint ANZ standard meaning it has officially replaced the aged AS4801:2001 - Occupational...

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Gig Economy and Health and Safety

The ABC recently published a recent article about the gig economy and Health and Safety. For those of who are not aware of the gig economy, it is the new style of work sourcing that is becoming popular. Similar to the concepts behind Uber and AirBnB, the gig economy...

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Heavy Vehicle Regulation

I have been hearing in the news recently a lot of talk about the new heavy vehicle national regulations (i.e. Chain of Responsibility). This is good in general as it raises awareness of the importance around some of these issues addressed by the legislation. But some...

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