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Photo of an excavator working at a construction site on earthworks. 18 October 2021Today marks the end of the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner’s (OFSC) Hazard 2020 safety campaign. Twelve months ago the Federal Safety…
Photo of a road drilling machine drilling road for repair 15 October 2021“Onsite audit results for the last full month of the Hazard 2020 Safety Campaign [September 2021] reinforces that scaffold safety is simply not at…
Photo of a crane hook 06 October 2021The Federal Safety Commissioner’s fourth Hazard 2020 Safety Campaign webinar was held on Thursday 23 September. This webinar focused on assessing and…
Photo of a mobile telescopic boom crane on a bridge construction project 30 September 2021With two months left in the Hazard 2020 campaign, data trends are consolidating, highlighting where Scheme accredited companies must take further…
image of the front page of the OFSC Hazard 2020 midpoint review report 17 September 2021The Federal Safety Commissioner’s Hazard 2020 Campaign Update, published today, demonstrates good safety improvements with regard to mobile plant…
Photo of a woman in a high visibility vest and hart hat holding a blueprint 01 September 2021The Federal Safety Commissioner has published an updated fact sheet on verifying the Competency of mobile plant operators. The updated fact sheet…
Picture of COVID-19 with text saying COVID-19 update 23 August 2021A message from the Federal Safety Commissioner, David Denney: The current outbreak of the Delta strain of COVID-19 around Australia is the most…
Photo of 3 construction workers looking at blue prints 18 August 2021The Federal Safety Commissioner’s (FSC) Accreditation Scheme Snapshot provides up to date data analysis on a quarterly basis. The past three months…
Photo of a large building with scaffolding on it 05 August 2021The Federal Safety Commissioner’s year-long Hazard 2020 safety campaign is now three-quarters complete. Trends from previous months remain largely…
Company logo of COLAS 03 August 2021WHS Accreditation Scheme accredited company, COLAS, embraces new safety tech to reduce hazards in using mobile plant. Interactions between people and…