With the fiftieth company recently progressing through the reaccreditation process, Jeff Willing, the Federal Safety Commissioner, takes note of recent Accreditation Scheme trends.
Safe Work Australia Week – Safety Ambassadors 25 October 2010
For Safe Work Australia Week 2010, both my Office and I, have been nominated to be Safety Ambassadors for this year’s campaign.
New Federal Safety Commissioner announced 19 July 2010
Mr Jeff Willing has been appointed as the new Federal Safety Commissioner following the recent retirement of Ms Helen Marshall.
From 1 July 2010 new Incident Report Forms 8 June 2010
The Reporting changes announced by the Federal Safety Commissioner on 24 May take affect on 1 July 2010.
The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) has released a report based on OHS data collected from accredited companies for the July to December 2009 biannual reporting period.
The Federal Safety Commissioner (FSC), Helen Marshall, recently announced changes to the reporting requirements of the Scheme.
The OFSC, in conjunction with Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) Tasmania and Master Builders Tasmania, will be conducting information seminars for accredited and non accredited builders and civil contractors in Hobart and Launceston next week.
Protective Structures on Mobile Plant 27 April 2010
The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) has received a number of queries surrounding the interpretation of the Mobile Plant and Equipment criterion H16.7.
The Federal Safety Commissioner (FSC), Helen Marshall, is pleased to announce that accredited companies are now able to use the Accreditation tick symbol (shown below) when promoting their accredited status.
FSC announces new members of Industry Reference Group 23 March 2010
The Federal Safety Commissioner, Helen Marshall, was very pleased to welcome three new members to her Industry Reference Group (IRG) at their meeting in Sydney today.
The Federal Safety Commissioner (FSC) Helen Marshall is pleased to announce a new mentoring initiative to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) achieve accreditation.
OFSC releases new fact sheet: Guidance for Producing Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) 19 March 2010
The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner has new support available for builders and civil contractors developing Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), with the release of a new fact sheet.
Updated Model Clauses and Guidance for Australian Government Agencies and Funding Recipients 12 March 2010
The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner has updated two key documents related to the application of the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme (the Scheme).
Today the FSC expressed concern in relation to the number of companies who had submitted their applications for reaccreditation less than six months from their expiry date.
The Federal Safety Commissioner (FSC) Helen Marshall is extremely pleased to see one of our accredited companies, Macmahon Contractors, reaping the rewards of having a strong safety culture.
FSC releases 'lessons learnt' report from formwork incident 15 January 2010
At the Federal Safety Commissioner's (FSC) CEO Forum held in August 2008, key leaders from the construction industry agreed to demonstrate their commitment to OHS by sharing lessons learnt.
First company achieves reaccreditation 6 January 2010
The Federal Safety Commissioner (FSC), Helen Marshall, is very pleased to announce that Watpac Construction (NSW) Pty Ltd have become the first company to achieve reaccreditation.