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Clash over new Safety (Harmonisation) Laws

Monday, October 18, 2010

There is growing division between the Prime Minister and the New South Wales Premier over industrial relations, with the Commonwealth threatening to withhold up to $144 million in funding from the state. Read Full Article

EasyOHS Version 6.0 Safety Software Harmonisation Pack

Saturday, June 12, 2010

EasyOHS is proud to annouce our much anticipated Version 6 safety software program has been released. 

Current members can upgrade through the check for updates tab in their system. 

So what has changed?

We have spent considerable time reviewing the so called 'harmonisation' of national safety laws and commenced to update our program to align with the requirements. Read Full Article

Solicitors Warn to Prepare Early for Harmonisation Laws

Monday, April 26, 2010

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National OHS Laws - Reckless Conduct - $3,000,000 Fine

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Warning - New Safety Laws on Track
Set out below is an extract from the Model Work Health and Safety Bill prepared by the Parliamentary Counsel Committee and approved by the Workplace Relations Ministers' Council on the 11th December 2009.  A full copy of the model can be found here - Model Work Health and Safety Bill. We will be bringing you regular updates and reviews of various sections of the proposed harmonisation laws.

Employers should be on notice, that the fines for non compliance in any of the nominated compliance areas (if enacted) are very substantial.  For example, for reckless conduct regarding workplace safety the offences and penalties include 5 years imprisonment and fines of up three million dollars. Read Full Article

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