The Office of Federal Safety Commissioner is proud to support the inaugural Queensland construction work health forum on 1 March 2016 and encourages interested company’s attendance.
FSC Attends MBA Safety Network Breakfast Briefing 27 November 2015
As part of National Safe Work Month in October, Federal Safety Commissioner Alan Edwards attended a Safety Network Breakfast Briefing hosted by Master Builders Association NSW (MBA NSW). The topic under discussion was Crane Safety.
Federal Safety Commissioner presents Excellence in Safety Award 24 November 2015
Federal Safety Commissioner, Alan Edwards, presented Watpac Construction with the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner National Excellence in Workplace Health and Safety Award at the recent Master Builders National Awards.
OFSC wins Secretary’s Achievement Award for collaboration throughout the Scheme Review 19 November 2015
The OFSC has been recognised by the Department of Employment with a Secretary’s Achievement Award for outstanding collaboration throughout the review of the Australian Government Building and Construction WHS Accreditation Scheme, undertaken in 2014.
OFSC Roadshow Information 3 August 2015
The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner is undertaking a series of Roadshows across Australia.
Strong attendance at Adelaide and Perth Roadshows 3 August 2015
The national OFSC information roadshow tour continued with visits to Adelaide and Perth on 23 and 24 July
SWMS Fact Sheet Launched 3 August 2015
A Fact Sheet has been developed to provide information regarding the standards and expectations of the OFSC when reviewing SWMS during an OFSC audit.
OFSC Roadshows an Ongoing Success 9 July 2015
The OFSC Roadshows continue to be a great success with both accredited and unaccredited companies
OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL SAFETY COMMISSIONER NATIONAL ROADSHOW – Adelaide 22 July, Perth 23 July and Darwin 18 August 2015 6 July 2015
OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL SAFETY COMMISSIONER NATIONAL ROADSHOW – Adelaide 22 July, Perth 23 July and Darwin 18 August 2015
OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL SAFETY COMMISSIONER NATIONAL ROADSHOW – Melbourne 24 June and Canberra 29 June 2015 12 June 2015
Registrations are open for the OFSC roadshows in Melbourne and Canberra on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 29 June 2015.
First OFSC Roadshow a Success 9 June 2015
The Federal Safety Commissioner, Alan Edwards, has thanked attendees for making the first OFSC Roadshow event such a success
OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL SAFETY COMMISSIONER NATIONAL ROADSHOW – Brisbane 16 and 17 June 2015 4 June 2015
Registrations are open for the second OFSC roadshow at the Queensland Master Builders in Brisbane on Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 June 2015.
The Federal Safety Commissioner, Alan Edwards, met recently with the Construction Safety Alliance NSW to discuss the recent changes to the operations of the Scheme
Registrations are open for the first OFSC roadshow at the Bankstown Sports Club in Sydney on Friday 29 May 2015.
FSC Online Now Live 30 April 2015
Contractors undertaking Commonwealth funded building and construction work are now able to use the OFSC innovative FSC Online system to apply for, and manage their Scheme accreditation.
Changes to the Scheme 15 April 2015
As part of the implementation of a number of recommendations arising from the 2014 review of the Scheme, several administrative changes are scheduled to occur from 1 May 2015
A Chat With Jeff Lane 2 April 2015
In the latest instalment of our ‘A Chat With…’ interview series we talk to Jeff Lane, National HSEQ Manager with Built, and secretary of the NSW Construction Safety Education Forum.
New case study on musculoskeletal safety 4 March 2015
In the latest OFSC case study we look at a number of initiatives implemented by accredited companies aimed at reducing the number and severity of musculoskeletal injuries suffered by their workers.
July to December 2013 Biannual Data Analysis Report Available 19 February 2015
The latest OFSC Biannual Data Analysis Report is now available online. The report provides an overview and analysis of data collected from companies accredited under the Australian Government Building and Construction WHS Accreditation Scheme.
Video Message from the Federal Safety Commissioner 6 February 2015
The Federal Safety Commissioner Alan Edwards has released a new video message highlighting the changes to the Scheme.
New Case Study: Bouygues Construction Australia Pty Ltd 4 February 2015
In this latest OFSC case study multinational company Bouygues Construction Australia Pty Ltd shares their experience of achieving FSC accreditation.
A Chat With Danielle Parr 14 January 2015
In the latest instalment of our ‘A Chat With…’ interview series we talk to Danielle Parr, the Program Director for the Estates Development Division within the Infrastructure and Operations Group of La Trobe University.