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

WED
1:56PM

Consultation and labour-hire changes start; and more

  • New safety consultation and labour-hire laws commence in Vic;
  • Consolidated electricity safety laws introduced in Tas; and
  • Workers' comp changes proposed by Tas.
WED
1:15PM

New near-miss duties pass Parliament; and more

  • New near-miss duties and injury provisions pass in Vic; and
  • Miller to identify barriers to managing ACT's psychosocial hazards.
THU
2:01PM

"Prevention plans" and reports required by new OHS laws

Employers will be required to implement "prevention plans" for psychosocial hazards ranging from aggression and bullying to high job demands, under proposed Victorian provisions that were informed, in part, by agreed changes to the national model WHS laws.

FRI
2:23PM

PCBUs advised on COVID rule; 3 Codes commence; more

  • PCBUs advised on the management of COVID-exempt workers;
  • Three workplace safety Codes commence in WA; and
  • Workplace safety protections extended by s-x work Bill in Vic.
FRI
12:25PM

New safety near-miss duties explained in memorandum

The new notification rules introduced in Victoria require employers to report incidents involving "serious" rather than "immediate" health and safety risks, in a change that captures "near misses" and better aligns the provisions with those in the national model WHS Act, tabled documents have shown.


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