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Building site at dusk 20 October 2020The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) is increasing industry awareness of the Australian Government WHS Accreditation Scheme with the…
Federal Safety Commissioner David Denney 16 October 2020As part of National Safe Work Month, the Office Federal Safety Commissioner today launched its Hazard 2020 campaign. Hazard 2020 is the first data-…
Picture of COVID-19 with text saying COVID-19 update 07 August 2020A message from the Federal Safety Commissioner, David Denney: As the COVID-19 situation in Melbourne and greater Victoria continues to evolve and…
Picture of COVID-19 with text saying COVID-19 update 08 July 2020The Victorian Government has announced Stay at Home Directions for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire from 11:59pm on Wednesday 8 July until…
Man looking at construction site 22 June 2020Over the past fifteen years the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner has been committed to ensuring industry best practice safety is implemented…
Picture of COVID-19 with text saying COVID-19 update 29 May 2020The Federal Safety Commissioner has announced an update to the operations of the WHS Accreditation Scheme in relation to COVID-19 restrictions. The…
photo of a magnifying glass over text saying mental health 19 May 2020Managing the mental health of workers is an ongoing challenge for the building and construction industry. The added pressures of COVID-19…
a female construction worker checking the temperature of a male employee with a face mask on 13 May 2020The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) continuously seeks opportunities to assist accredited builders and the building industry…
Picture of COVID-19 with text saying COVID-19 update 13 May 2020The Federal Safety Commissioner’s Industry Reference Group (IRG) held a special meeting late last month to exchange information and experience in…
Picture of COVID-19 with text saying COVID-19 update 17 April 2020Federal Safety Commissioner, David Denney, has published a practical guidance for accredited companies on minimising the spread of COVID-19 onsite in…