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Cheaper or free work safety Standards likely soon

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
Employers and safety professionals could be on the verge of having cheaper or even free access to Australian Standards incorporated into work health and safety laws and other legislation, with Standards Australia describing a recent judgment as an "exciting step towards delivering greater value and improving access" to the documents.







Tougher asbestos laws; New Code; New licensee; more

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
> Govt improves asbestos hotline and promises tougher laws;
> New WHS Code, WHS portal and EWP "shop" for Qld, NSW and WA;
> ACT granted workers' comp self-insurance licence;
> Harassment inquiry calls for temporary confidentiality waivers;
> Evacuation breaches dominate WA retail blitz; and
> Pain-reduction plan wins $5k in SWA competition.


Jurisdiction

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