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Date PostedNovember 17, 2015

Need for a More Nationally Consistent Building Code

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Source: www.osha.gov

Nationally consistent rules for the construction industry across state and territory borders is important if we want to promote safety and boost productivity.

In the past national rules have yieled mixed results but the National Construction Code was largely sucessful. An article on Sourceable.net.au questioned whether the NCC had delivered what it aimed to or whether the consistency strived for by the NCC was being done away with by a tendency to interfere with the code at state and local levels.

For more on the issue visit: https://sourceable.net/australia-delivering-nationally-consistent-building-code/

One area where consistency has paid off is the area of construction induction training.

At the beginning of 2012, the government implemented federal WH&S law which mandated induction training take the form of the White Card Course. The White Card replaced all other coloured cards for individual states and territories. This has made cross border work easier and resulted in more consistency in the relm of construction safety.

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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