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Review of the model WHS laws: final report

25 February saw the release of the Review of the Model WHS: Final Report.

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CEO Rebecca Casson appointed to State Government’s..

CEO of Master Builders Victoria, Rebecca Casson, will be appointed to the implementation taskforce to introduce workplace fatalities laws.

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OHS prosecution demonstrates there is no..

The prosecution was the first to result in a person being given a custodial sentence, since the offence was introduced in 2004.

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Review of the model WHS laws: final report

25 February saw the release of the Review of the Model WHS: Final Report, which examines the functionality of the current national modern work health and safety laws.

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CEO Rebecca Casson appointed to State Government’s implementation taskforce...

The Victorian State Government announced today that the CEO of Master Builders Victoria, Rebecca Casson, will be appointed to the implementation taskforce to introduce...

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OHS prosecution demonstrates there is no need for industrial manslaughter

The recent prosecution of a self-employed owner of a scrap-metal facility for the OHS offence of reckless endangerment demonstrates that there is no need for an...

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Coroner warns against creation of industrial manslaughter offence

South Australian State Coroner, Mark Johns, has warned that “introducing an offence of industrial manslaughter will exacerbate the use of defensive litigious strategies...

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New changes to Chain of Responsibility in the Heavy Vehicle National Law

On 1 October 2018, changes were introduced into the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) regarding Chain of Responsibility (CoR), whereby all parties in the supply...

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New falls compliance codes for domestic and general construction

WorkSafe Victoria has finalised and released two compliance codes, which Master Builders considers the “Bible” for safe work at heights and prevention of falls...

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