Boots and Beads – bringing some femininity to WHS

Boots and Beads – bringing some femininity to WHS Guest post by Louisa Chesswas According to our wonderful friend, Wikipedia, “…gentleness, empathy, sensitivity, caring, sweetness, compassion, tolerance, nurturance, deference, and succorance are behaviors generally considered feminine”.  One might be forgiven for thinking that these are pretty good traits to have.  Except, it would seem, in the …

Guide to WHS Act 2011

Guide to Queensland Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) This guide provides an overview of the Queensland Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act). It is designed to help people understand their health and safety duties and rights in the workplace. However it is not intended to be read in place of …

FINAL WHS Regulations

The FINAL WHS Regulations and COPs - sit down and take a break for a moment and read where it is now at ... By Graham Dent – republished from Linkedin Here: My understanding of the latest status of the release of: ► the Regulation Impact Statement ► the "final" approved WHS Regulations; and ► …

When is a child not a child and what does that have to do with WHS harmonisation?

When is a child not a child and what does that have to do with WHS harmonisation? Louisa Chesswas In workplace health and safety in Australia many current discussions revolve around harmonisation of WHS. It has, to date, not exactly been successful, but one only needs to look at legislative differences in other areas to …