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Date PostedJuly 3, 2018

The ACT Government introduces New Work Health and Safety Legislation

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New work health and safety legislation introduced in the Legislative Assembly which will be debated over the coming months, will require more worker training and consultation on construction sites over $5million in the ACT.

The Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2018 which is expected to come into effect on January 1, 2019 will require employers to establish work groups in consultation with eligible unions and organise the election of Health and Safety Representatives, establish a Health and Safety Committee and ensure Health and Safety Committee members have received the necessary training.

The new legislation exceeds what is provided for in the national harmonised Workplace Health and Safety laws, raising the standard of communication and consultation on health and safety in the construction industry.

Find out  more http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/06/new-work-health-safety-legislation-introduced-act/#.WzCtWiAlE1l

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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