Browsing: Enforceable undertakings (National)

FRI
12:52PM

HSE upgrades top $3.3m after CSIRO explosion

The CSIRO has committed nearly $3.3 million to workplace safety rectifications and undertakings, in lieu of prosecution over an explosion, in the first enforceable undertaking accepted under the Commonwealth WHS Act.

TUE
2:29PM

Bullying claims, costs rising; Standards released; more

  • Workplace bullying-related injury costs creeping up;
  • Draft guide restricts WHS undertakings with Comcare; and
  • Australian Standards for cranes and loading ramps released for comment.
WED
2:00PM

Telstra revamping safety processes after bystander injured

Telstra is revising its health and safety requirements for contractors, after one of three safety-related research projects - undertaken as part of an enforceable undertaking - advised the telco to make its HSE framework and other safety documents available to third-party contractors who might work on its assets.

TUE
3:14PM

Legislation and cases update - Q2 2013

In this update, OHS Alert examines all the important OHS and workers' comp legislative changes made in the second quarter of 2013. We also recap the most significant court and tribunal rulings and other developments in each jurisdiction.

WED
3:56PM

Incident response series - Part Five: Enforceable undertakings

No employer wants to face court after a workplace safety incident, but the alternative is far from an easy option. In this article, a safety regulator outlines the steps involved in agreeing to an enforceable undertaking.

TUE
2:15PM

Enforceable undertaking identifies 32 incident-prevention tips

Australian Air Express (AaE) has released a research report - as part of an enforceable undertaking that required it to provide the report to OHS Alert - containing 32 recommendations on how to enhance safety leadership and involve staff in developing safety management systems.

MON
12:10PM

Commonwealth employees regain recess compensation; and more

Commonwealth employees regain recess compensation; Comcare accepts TPI undertaking after three injuries; Queensland's harmonised Regulations approved; and Fatalities increase as regulator investigates Western Australian bobcat death.


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