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Work Health and Safety Amendment (Labelling Hazardous Chemicals) Regulations 2018

The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was adopted in Australia under the model work health and safety laws in 2012 with a five-year transition period. Read More

Health service fined after assault on staff member

A Melbourne health service has been fined $25,000 without conviction after a nurse was assaulted by a patient with aggressive and violent behavioural issues. Read More

Focus on Change

Understanding the importance of mental health in managing change was the overall message at Comcare’s most recent Mental Health Community of Practice. The event was developed around the theme of organisational change and its impact on mental health and attracted 137 attendees from the jurisdiction; ... Read More

Shipping company pleads guilty over deckhand’s death

Body: ​A Darwin shipping company has been convicted and fined $190,000 in the Darwin Local Court after the death of the 37 year old deckhand Daniel Bradshaw. Conlon Murphy Pty Ltd, trading as Barge Express, pleaded guilty on Thursday 13 December 2018 to one breach of Section 32 of the Work Health a... Read More

Construction company fined following fall fatality

A Melbourne construction company has been convicted and fined $275,000 following the death of a painter who fell 3.46 metres through a stair void at a Mornington Peninsula building site. Read More

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