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Bans and injury amendments announced with major blitz

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
More than 300 high-risk workplaces will be targeted, work processes will be banned and workers' comp laws could be overhauled, under "unprecedented" silica-dust strategies unveiled in Victoria. Meanwhile, regulators have issued warnings after a series of life-threatening crane incidents and fatalities.

Landmark FIFO Code finalised, and amendments coming

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
Australia's first Code of Practice for the mental health of fly-in-fly-out workers, which includes valuable information for multiple industries, has been finalised and released in Western Australia. Meanwhile, a regulator has urged employers to prepare for impending changes to regulations for a hazardous substance.


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