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Scaffolding on a large building 07 June 2021Throughout May, the Hazard 2020 Safety Campaign has seen a significant improvement in companies meeting some of the WHS Accreditation Scheme…
Man next to pile of unbuilt scaffolding beams 17 May 2021On Thursday 29 April 2021 the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) held the second of the Hazard 2020 webinar series, with a focus this…
Photo of stairs to roof in facade of building 04 May 2021The latest Hazard 2020 safety campaign data up to the end of April 2021 continues to show that while accredited companies are making solid progress…
Photo of a road construction worker 23 March 2021The FSC Accreditation Scheme Snapshot provides up to date data analysis on a quarterly basis. “137 new Scheme projects in the first nine months of…
Man on building site holding ipad. 19 April 2021The end of March 2021 saw the 12-month Hazard 2020 campaign pass its half-way point. Over 200 total audits have now been scheduled or undertaken,…
Photo of Building progress 134. At 47 Beane St. Gosford. September 2018 11 March 2020The OFSC continues to monitor scaffolding and mobile plant related on-site incidents, hazard-specific audits and corrective actions, as part of the…
OFSC Tick Logo 26 February 2021The Attorney-General's Department invites Tenders for the provision of Work Health and Safety Auditing Services for the Federal Safety Commissioner’s…
photo of scissor lift 25 February 2021The first Hazard 2020 online educative forum was held on Thursday 18 February 2021. In introducing the session, OFSC Director Cassie Woods…
Two construction workers looking at tablets 07 February 2021Throughout the Hazard 2020 Safety Campaign, targeting scaffolding and mobile plant, the OFSC is closely tracking on-site incidents, hazard-specific…
Woman construction worker with helmet and safety vest holding a tablet 22 January 2021A busy final quarter of 2020 has been reflected in the latest FSC Accreditation Scheme Snapshot report. The snapshot, which provides up to date,…