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Man on building site holding ipad. From 1 July 2021, new reporting requirements for regulator performance came into effect. The Regulator Performance Guide which replaces the 2014…
Photo of Federal Safety Commissioner David Denney giving a speech at the Master Builders Australia 2021 National Business Excellence Awards Federal Safety Commissioner David Denney urged companies at the Master Builders Australia 2021 National Business Excellence Awards to strive for…
Photo of a construction worker in high vis clothing sweeping gravel on a road The Federal Safety Commissioner’s WHS Accreditation Scheme Snapshot presents up-to-date data analysis on a quarterly basis. Since the Scheme began, 2…
Lifting diagram The Federal Safety Commissioner’s final webinar for 2021 was held on 24 November. The session was hosted by Federal Safety Officer Ralph Willson,…
Photo of a construction worker looking at a site plan The Federal Safety Commissioner’s WHS Accreditation Scheme Snapshot provides up to date data analysis on a quarterly basis. This quarter marks…
Woman construction worker with helmet and safety vest holding a tablet As part of OFSC’s Hazard 2020 safety campaign, over the past year we have hosted a series of educational webinars on managing high-risk hazards…
Photo of a yellow Franna parked alongside a white 3 storey building The 12-month campaign launched in October 2020 examined the two most frequent areas of hazard management non-compliance over the previous three years…
Photo of Building progress 134. At 47 Beane St. Gosford. September 2018 The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner has developed a new Scaffold Checklist to help principal contractors manage risk when…
Image of a survey on a laptop The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner is launching a month-long survey about mental health in the building and construction industry. All…
Franna AT40 Articulated mobile cranes (colloquially known as Frannas) are the most common form of crane on Australian building sites. Incident and audit data…