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New Requirements for Victorian Employers to Notify WorkSafe of COVID-19 Cases

30 Jul 2020

On 28 July 2020 the Victorian Government introduced the new Occupational Health and Safety (COVID-19 Incident Notification) Regulations 2020, which extends the incident notification obligation of...

Opportunity to Reduce Workers Compensation Premiums

21 Jul 2020

If your payroll is over $5M, you may have an opportunity to reduce your workers’ compensation premiums and add significant dollars to your bottom line. Do you prequalify to reduce your...

ISO 45001 Transition Date Extension

13 Jul 2020

In response to the disruption of COVID-19, the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS ANZ) have announced extensions to the...

NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) Compliance and Enforcement Activity

09 Jul 2020

SIRA has announced that their compliance activity between 1 February and 1 May 2020 resulted in an additional 2,767 purchasing Workers Compensation policies following SIRA non-insurance...

Work Health & Safety Regulatory Update

09 Jul 2020

From 1 July 2020, businesses and their nominated officers in Victoria, whose negligent conduct had resulted in a workplace death may be found guilty of workplace manslaughter. Industrial Manslaughter...

Queensland Rehabilitation & Return to Work Coordinators (RRTWC)

08 Jul 2020

Did you know that if you meet the relevant employer criteria; you are required to have a RRTWC for your business and workplace rehabilitation policies and procedures.

WorkSafe Victoria Freeze on Transfer of Employer Policies

08 Jul 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WorkSafe Victoria has imposed a temporary freeze on the transfer of employer policies between WorkCover Agents.

WorkSafe Tasmania Auditing COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plans

08 Jul 2020

The Tasmanian Government has placed a requirement that all businesses that are reopening or have remained open and operating in Tasmania have a COVID Workplace Safety Plan completed and available on...

Workplace Pedometer Interventions for Increasing Physical Activity

04 May 2020

Now that we are working from home and have had some time to adjust to our new routines, how are your steps going?

Behavioural Treatment for Chronic Low‐Back Pain

29 Apr 2020

As we are now settled into our working from home routine, it is fitting that I share the following summary of academic evidence to better understand behavioural treatment for chronic lower back pain....