Excellent article on linkedin by the Harmonisation Guru, Graham Dent – see it Here . ► VOLUNTEERS There are a lot of myths about at the moment as we await the final regulations and first phase COPs. On my way back from a meeting I just heard a story on ABC radio 774 about the strong concerns being … [Read more...] about WHS Model Laws
National OHS Harmonisation - Your Questions Answered….. Guest Posting from Everything OHS – click HERE to read all of their other great articles, news and updates What are the new laws? Safe Work Australia is developing model work health and safety laws as part of an … [Read more...] about National OHS Harmonisation
After all the panic and stress late last year, the harmonisation deadline seems to have come and gone much like Y2K. I don’t have much interest in legislation, in fact, even a healthy disdain for it but here is a quick harmonisation update by State from SJ at the Safety Toolshed We need … [Read more...] about We need calm-onisation with harmonisation
Harmonisation of Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Legislation Some useful info from Noel Arnold – Visit their siteWhat do you need to know? As of the 1st January 2012, the new harmonised National Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) legislation (Model Workplace Health and Safety Act … [Read more...] about Harmonised National Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Legislation
Free Safety Checklists In partnership with Nimonik, Riskology are pleased to announce a series of new free safety checklists based on Australian WHS codes of practice and harmonisation legislation. If you have an iPad or iPhone, click here to download the app and check them out. … [Read more...] about Free Safety Checklists
WHS Legislation Seminars - Your Questions Answered Noel Arnold & Associates (NAA) recently hosted a series of seminars in Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong and Brisbane on the practical implications of the 2012 Work Health Safety (WHS) Legislation. These popular seminars drew attendees from a wide … [Read more...] about WHS Legislation Seminars – Your Questions Answered
New Laws, New Words….S#@#! – Latest blog post on the Safety Toolshed Posted on September 19, 2011 by The Safety Nerd Okay, so after years of teaching everyone what OHS means it changes on us. Not only that, but there is a whole dictionary of jargon that’s been thrown in. Here is a quick and … [Read more...] about WHS Harmonisation Jargon
Where Is OHS In Australia Going Wrong? Guest post by the late George Robotham Introduction There are many areas where OHS is going wrong in Australia. I have chosen to comment on 4 areas, Class 1 personal damage occurrence data systems, complexity, lack of focus on the people and harmonised … [Read more...] about Where Is OHS In Australia Going Wrong?
WHS Obligations for Host Employers Hostess with the Most-ess….The WHS Obligations for Host Employers Posted on October 20, 2011 by The Safety Nerd Training organisations are PCBUs who share WHS responsibilities (if that sentence was a whole load of acronyms you thought I just made up, you … [Read more...] about WHS Obligations for Host Employers
The Change from OHS to WHS: What does It Mean for Companies? Guest Post by Alertforce Since the start of 2012, Australia has been attempting to introduce harmonisation of work and health safety laws and regulations. The new work health and safety (WHS) model was initially introduced in New South … [Read more...] about The Change from OHS to WHS: What does It Mean for Companies?