Archive for the 'Workplace, Health & Safety' Category

13 December 2013

Changes to Asbestos Laws

On 1 January 2014, further provisions of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld) will come into force relating to the management of asbestos. These additional provisions specifically relate to any workplace which there is, or is likely to be, naturally occurring asbestos. What is ‘naturally occurring asbestos’? Naturally occurring asbestos is asbestos created […]

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17 October 2011

New Work Health and Safety Laws

Are you ready for the new Work Health and Safety laws? If not, now is time to make sure you are ready, because on the 1 January 2012, the new harmonised national Work Health and Safety laws will commence. The Queensland Act will be known as the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act […]

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5 October 2011

Working Safely From Home

I recently read an interesting article in the Financial Review on the hidden costs of working from home. The article by Fiona Carruthers detailed the problems which Telstra faced just recently when it was found liable for physical and psychological injuries sustained by one of its employees who were working from home. Telstra may now […]

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