Safety Laws “woeful”

Posted 21 July 2010 / No comments

EAST Metropolitan MLC Alison Xamon has introduced a Bill to Parliament that she says aims to reform WA’s “woefully inadequate” workplace safety laws. Ms Xamon said that in WA there was an average of one workplace-related death every 17 days and more than 3600 serious injuries each year. The Greens MLC said her Occupational Safety

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QLD: RECOMMENDATIONS GIVEN FOR ASBESTOS CONCERNS IN SCHOOLS

Posted 29 June 2010 / No comments

Do you have an OHS strategy in place for Asbestos in your school? An independent audit and review have found that asbestos exposure continues to be a problem for Queensland schools due to negligence and flaws in the way the hazardous substance is managed. Criticisms have been directed at the State Government for a lack

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COMCARE TO PROSECUTE AUST POST OVER ‘UNSAFE’ BIKES

Posted 22 June 2010 / No comments

Should Australia have more management and support for our posties? Comcare has initiated a prosecution against Aust Post after an investigation it conducted of Post’s NT Palmerton Delivery Centre allegedly turned up six unroadworthy motorcycles, including the bike ridden by a contractor killed in a road crash. Comcare stressed its investigation also found the bike’s

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