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It has been widely reported that the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is cracking down on new reporting requirements by warning companies of the prospect of building licence suspension or cancellation – having issued over 100 show cause notices recently.
Independent reviewer Marie Boland recently released her report ('the Boland Report') on the national model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws.
The Victorian Government has urged employers to take note of the state’s 2018 workplace death toll of 23, and four deaths in January 2019, as a reminder to comply with their Occupational Health and Safety obligations.
As has been previously reported, Maria Jackson, a 72 year old self-employed owner of scrap metal yard, was sentenced to a period of six (6) months imprisonment after pleading guilty to ‘recklessly engaging in conduct that places or may place another person who is at a workplace in danger of serious injury’.