Browsing: WHS legislation, regulations, standards and codes (VIC)


Work diseases list expanded; Fatality alert issued; more

  • Proclaimed work diseases list applied retrospectively to more conditions;
  • Warnings issued after structural failure, death and $125k fine; and
  • New dangerous goods provisions commencing in Vic.

Premium rate and OHS Code for work facilities released

Victoria has announced its average workers' comp premium rate for 2021-22, set aside $550 million for injury support and prevention initiatives, and released a draft Compliance Code on the provision of safe workplace facilities, including toilets, lighting and amenities for employees without fixed worksites.


Industrial death principles; Legislative changes; and more

  • Endorsed industrial death principles released by SWA;
  • Dangerous goods and environmental duties amended in Vic; and
  • Labour-hire scheme with WHS clauses starts in ACT tomorrow.

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