Navigating the Changes in the Qld Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2024

Staying informed about legislative changes is crucial for businesses to ensure compliance and protect their employees. The recent Queensland Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2024 (WHSOLA Act) brings significant updates aimed at worker protection, enhancing consultation processes, and revising insurance policies related to work health and safety penalties. This article [...]

By |2024-06-10T15:09:55+09:00June 10th, 2024|Governments, News|0 Comments

Warehouse racking failure stresses importance of safe racking

A recent alert from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has underscored the critical importance of warehouse racking safety after a distressing event where a young employee sustained severe injuries from collapsing welded mesh sheets. Preliminary findings suggest the injured person was aiding in the transportation of 19 mesh sheets using a forklift, aimed at [...]

By |2023-11-02T14:27:44+09:00November 2nd, 2023|Governments, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2023-2033

The Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2023-2033 is an ambitious plan that outlines a vision for safer and healthier workplaces across Australia over the next decade. The strategy released by Safework Australia this last week builds on the previous strategy's (2012-2022) successes and aims to reduce further the incidence of work-related injury, illness, and [...]

By |2023-02-27T14:12:50+09:00February 27th, 2023|Governments, Legislation, News|0 Comments

Electrical contractors warned regarding segregation

The Queensland Work Health & Safety Regulator has warned electrical contractors regarding segregation of wiring in electrical installations and potential risks from improperly installed wiring. The Regulator says that electrical contractors, electrical workers and metering providers involved in the roll-out of smart meters must ensure that antenna/communication wiring systems are suitably segregated from electrical wiring [...]

By |2019-09-03T07:25:02+09:00September 3rd, 2019|Governments, Safety Advice|0 Comments