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Employer fined $850k over missing SWMS and fatality;
Individual convicted for hindering WHS investigation; and
More WHS offences attract on-the-spot fines in NT.
HSE adviser allegedly unlawfully snubbed by official;
New WHS Code of Practice commences in NSW;
Two more jurisdictions halve workplace silica threshold; and
Draft national safety guidelines for asbestos-cement pipes released.
After being flagged in the State budget more than seven years ago, Western Australia has finally introduced a mirror WHS Bill, which includes a two-level industrial manslaughter offence and a new duty of care for "WHS service providers". Meanwhile, the Northern Territory's industrial manslaughter laws have passed Parliament.
BHP failed to mark unsafe work road;
Parliamentary committee seeks feedback on NT manslaughter Bill; and
Bill narrows labour-hire scheme with WHS test in SA.
Hazardous chemical site plan, templates and guide released;
Chemicals Bill streamlines agvet system, introduces new sanctions;
Environment laws with WHS clause pass in NT;
Workers' comp changes protect more workers in ACT; and
NSW amends slow-down safety laws.
Manslaughter offence without limitation periods introduced;
WHS Code released and new exposure threshold flagged in Qld; and
SWA releases guide for hazardous prefabricated concrete sector.
Industrial manslaughter schedule revealed in NT; and
New workers' comp laws and Regulation commencing in NSW.
Draft WHS Code targets 6,000-plus workers and fall risks in NSW;
New OHS Regulations deliver on silicosis plan in Vic;
WHS Regulations for lead and diving amended in NT; and
WHS innovation and research grants offered by Tas.
The Northern Territory has agreed to introduce industrial manslaughter laws with life imprisonment for company officers within a year, but warned that a review recommendation on workplace health and safety officers (WHSOs) could weaken safety standards.
Height and housekeeping fines top $200k after new round of charges;
New environment statute with WHS clause introduced in NT; and
Design and load skate alerts issued after crush incident.
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