Online Compliance Training – The Essential Guide

Online Compliance Training – The Essential Guide

Online Compliance Training - The Essential Guide Online Compliance Training – What is it? Compliance is a big deal in today’s business and for very good reasons. Online Compliance Training educates your employees on the policies, procedures, and actions required to prevent both problems in the workplace and breaches of the law. In most cases, [...]
Codes of Practice enforced in Queensland

Codes of Practice enforced in Queensland

Codes of Practice are now an enforceable standard in Queensland While many of the provisions of the 2017 amendment Act came into effect at the commencement last year, there are a number of items that were scheduled to commence on the 1stJuly, including the enforcement of standards as set out in the individual Codes of Practice. [...]
5 priority steps to a safe workplace in 2018

5 priority steps to a safe workplace in 2018

5 priority steps to a safe workplace in 2018 With significantly increased fines and penalties for breaching health and safety legislation during last year, employers should take a fresh look at their risk management and take action to minimise the risk of workplace injuries. Safety Management is a demanding obligation and with a plethora of [...]
Mobile Plant Fatalities

Mobile Plant Fatalities

Mobile Plant fatalities Worksafe Queensland has reported 3 tragic fatalities involving mobile plant. During December, a worker was tragically killed when a ride-on mower rolled over on a steep slope. A few weeks earlier, a worker was killed when the tractor he was driving went over the edge of a steep embankment on a farm [...]
Queensland farm workers injured in a high-voltage incident

Queensland farm workers injured in a high-voltage incident

Two Queensland farm workers seriously injured in a high-voltage incident The incident happened on a rural property in the Western Downs Region when the grain auger they were relocating struck overhead powerlines. Both workers sustained serious burns from the incident and had to be airlifted to hospital. One of the workers had to be placed [...]
‘Industrial Manslaughter’ legislation passed in QLD

‘Industrial Manslaughter’ legislation passed in QLD

‘Industrial Manslaughter’ legislation passed in QLD As widely expected, Queensland Parliament passed the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 on October 12. Industrial manslaughter will now become an offence attracting up to 20 years jail time and $10 million fines for companies. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said the new laws would leave [...]