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Health and safety update – concerns about..

Members operating throughout most parts of Victoria are likely to experience ‘very poor’ or ‘hazardous’ air quality intermittently.

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Master Builders Victoria supports communities..

Master Builders Victoria express our support for communities around Australia affected by the devastating fires.

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Reminder: New OHS code amendments in effect..

Amendments to 11 compliance codes made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) came into effect Thursday 19 December 2019.

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OHS notification and preservation fines quadrupled

The penalties for failing to notify WorkSafe of ‘notifiable’ safety incidents and to preserve the scene of an incident have been quadrupled after amendments...

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Small home builder hit with $880K fine

A small-business home builder and its director have been fined a total of $880,000 for a structural collapse that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old apprentice.

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Are your safety interests being looked after properly?

The OHS department was engaged recently for a safety audit on a member’s site following a serious workplace incident. The member had previously engaged an independent...

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National union rally – 20 june 2017

As members may be aware, the CFMEU is promoting a Union Rally commencing at 10.30am on Tuesday 20 June at Victorian Trades Hall. The purpose of the rally appears...

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Full federal court closes right of entry loophole

The Full Court of the Federal Court has today ruled that union officials are required to hold a valid federal right of entry permit when entering under section 58...

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New OHS regulations to commence in june

Drafting of the new regulations by WorkSafe involved an extensive consultation process with employer association and union representatives, and the regulations have...

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