• The 'Penny' Has Dropped on Solar Installations22-10-10 Companies seeking to install solar photovoltaic (PV) panels under the Government’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) will be subject to tougher safety and compliance requirements from 21 June 2010, the Government has announced.
  • 163 Improvement Notices Issued19-10-10 As part of WorkSafe’s “Safe Towns” campaign, which helps small businesses identify basic safety issues, inspectors issued 163 improvement notices, which required workplaces to make improvements on health and safety issues ranging from storage of dangerous goods, to forklift maintenance.
  • Safe Work Australia Progresses Model Work Health and Safety Legislation10-06-10 The Safe Work Australia Board has released the outcomes of its latest meeting. Members agreed by majority to endorse the current version of the amended Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and to recommend it to the Workplace Relations Ministers' Council (WRMC) to note.
  • National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in the Housing Industry21-05-10 The National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction (Housing Falls Code) supports the National Standard for Construction Work (2005) and provides guidance on ways to effectively manage the risks associated with working at height in the residential construction sector.