The Federal Safety Commissioner, Tom Fisher, has made consultation the hallmark of the Office since his appointment earlier this year.
The Hon. Kevin Andrews MP Launches the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme 4 November 2005
In a recent media release, the Hon. Kevin Andrews MP launched the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme.
From 1 March 2006, head contractors who tender for major Australian Government building and construction contracts will be required to be accredited under a new occupational health and safety accreditation scheme.
Building and Construction Industry Bill 7 September 2005
Today the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Bill (2005) passed through the Senate.
Federal Safety Commissioner website launched 1 September 2005
Minister Andrews announced in a media release on 1 September 2005 the launch of the Federal Safety Commissioner website, which will assist to foster improved OHS performance in the building and construction industry.