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Australia's WHS ministers have agreed to amend the model WHS Regulations to prescribe control measures for psychological risks, and significantly increase safety penalties, but proposed industrial manslaughter laws were voted down at their meeting yesterday.
Substandard electrical work created fatal risk, individual fined;
Workers' comp fraudster caught doing ride-share work;
Inspection launch highlights work-related COVID duties in Vic; and
New gas safety framework commences in Tas.
Site-specific induction overlooked before powerlines incident;
High WHS fines for mines pass Tas Parliament; and
SWA urges duty holders to eliminate common fatality risk.
Work safety incidents attract second round of fines;
WHS changes creating new PCBU duties for quad bikes in Tas; and
NSW workers invited to challenge past injury payments.
WHS fines increased eight-fold under Bill for Tas mines; and
Union and officials cop $202k in workplace safety and entry fines.
Regulator releases more details on WHS recklessness case;
Revised WHS Code for first aid adopted by Tas; and
NSW freezes workers' comp premiums for COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal Court concerned by timing of HSR's dismissal;
Anti-violence Bills introduced in two states; and
Workers' comp Bill removes step-down payments for Tas police.
Workers should never under any circumstances be put in a position where they are the "first line of defence" against approaching vehicles, a coronial inquest into the death of a traffic controller has warned.
WHS and surveillance changes unlikely after NSW election result;
Four new WHS Codes of Practice coming to ACT; and
Safety laws made in NT and Tas.
Crane operator breached duty to defy unsafe directions;
Govt pumps funds into ABCC and workplace mental health;
New WHS Regulations for diving work commencing in Tas; and
NSW employers reminded of upcoming RTW requirements.
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