The modified offence will appear under a new s 34A of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (ACT), replacing the existing industrial manslaughter offence under ss 49C and 49D of the Crimes Act 1900.
New work health and safety fact sheets have been developed by Safe Work Australia in collaboration with eSafety which address the issue of online abuse in the workplace. These resources provide practical steps to support PCBUs (such as employers, including Newsagents) and workers manage the risks of online abuse in the workplace.
Safe Work Australia has released new guides to assist small businesses like Newsagents to introduce policies and actions aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment and violence and aggression. All employers and “persons conducting a business or undertaking” (PCBU) are obliged to manage the risks of sexual harassment and violence and aggression occurring in the workplace. NANA […]
After a meeting of the National Cabinet yesterday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed that a three step framework to gradually remove baseline restrictions is to be established. Details will be determined by the National Cabinet on Friday, 8 May 2020, but it is the aim of the Cabinet to have a sustainable COVID-19 safe economy […]