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Mar 2018

Amendments have been made to the WHS Act, to reflect six of the eleven recommendations from the NSW Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Statutory Review Report. These changes came into effect on 21 March 2018. Some of the amendments are minor, however others provide clarity such as: The recording of interviews by a WHS…

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Mar 2018

By Robin Bailey 22 March 2018 — 10:37pm The #MeToo movement has been a powerful force in helping to raise awareness of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace. It has provided a platform for those affected to speak openly about their ordeals. So far, most of the people who have come forward have been women,…

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Mar 2018

A reminder not to underestimate the risks of CO2 gas, a popular special effect used in many shows. Many people are aware of the risk of frost with exposed metal elements, few realise the risk of exposure to this inert gas. Inert means that it won’t explode, it doesn’t mean it is harmless.  Low concentrations…

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Mar 2018

State Environmental Planning Policy No. 64 – Advertising and Signage (SEPP 64) sets out planning controls for advertising and signage in NSW. The SEPP requires signage to be compatible with: the future character of an area, provide effective communication in suitable locations and be of high quality design and finish. Further the SEPP regulates signage, provides time-limited…

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Mar 2018

In just ten days, the Event Safety Alliance will host its Severe Weather Summit at the National Weather Center in Norman, Oklahoma, and we thought we would share some of the structural mishaps and tragedies that occurred in 2017 alone. We can learn from the structural mishaps and tragedies that have occurred worldwide by educating ourselves and others. According…

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Mar 2018

By ANDREW MCMILLEN – The Australian Jon Coghill, former drummer of Powderfinger, who suffers tinnitus as a result of playing. Picture: Lyndon Mechielsen Anyone who has attended a loud concert will be familiar with the sensation of ringing ears that can last long after the final note is played. Jon Coghill, who spent 18 years…

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Mar 2018

The consultation period for changes proposed in the National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 is now open and the ABCB is seeking your feedback. With the recent release of the NCC 2019 Public Comment Draft stakeholders will be aware that a number of significant changes have been included. These changes have required assessment to determine the…

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Feb 2018

Queensland will establish a mandatory labour hire licensing scheme from 16 April 2018 to protect labour hire workers and safeguard labour hire providers that are ethical and responsible. Under the scheme, all labour hire providers operating in Queensland will need to be licensed, involving: passing a fit-and-proper person test complying with workplace laws, including workers’…

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Feb 2018

BY EDDIE RAYMOND Eddie Raymond is the immediate past President of ESTA and the retired Vice President/Training Director of IATSE Local 16 in San Francisco. Eddie currently sits on the IATSE Craft Advancement Program committee teaching the OSHA 10 General Industry Safety curriculum nationally and advising the International’s Training Trust Program on training and curricula….

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Feb 2018

That grief and depression have the same symptoms isn’t a coincidence. Depression is a form of grief – for your life not going as it should; for your psychological needs not being met. With grief for somebody who has died, we offer love and support to the people who remain. With grief for our lives…

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