The NSW Explosive Act aims to meet industry needs while protecting workers, the public and property from unsafe explosive and explosive precursor use.
Blood lead thresholds and the definition of "lead risk work" have changed following the 1 July update of NSW Work Health and Safety regulations.
Taxi and omnibus drivers are now subject to Western Australian (WA) OSH regulations after the WA Government redefined 'commercial vehicles' in June.
Safe Work Australia is seeking feedback on recommendations for improving the model work health and safety (WHS) laws, following an independent review in 2018.
An issues paper has been released by the National Transport Commission (NTC) seeking input on the regulation of fatigue management.
New electrical contractor licence eligibility requirements have come into effect in Queensland.
Amendments to regulations surrounding driver medical standards have now come into effect in Western Australia.
Consistent safety standards on solar farms in Queensland will be enforced by new legislation coming into effect on 13 May 2019.
A new guide for fall arrest and industrial rope access anchorages has now been released by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.
The first code of practice for promoting mentally healthy FIFO workplaces has been launched in WA.
A rise in the number of vehicle collisions at underground metalliferous mines has been reported by the NSW Resources Regulator.
Members of the public are being given an opportunity to comment on a draft guide developed for the storage and handling of non-explosive dangerous goods in WA.
A construction site safety blitz is taking place on the border of NSW and Victoria, targeting falls among young workers.
An independent panel of experts will develop an international standard for tailings facilities, according to the International Council on Mining and Metals.
A new chemical site at Campbellfield is currently under investigation by government agencies.