Due diligence was supposed to be the health and safety “boogie man“, hiding under the beds of boards and CEOs – keeping them awake at night and focusing their minds on health and safety.
By Greg Smith | Nexus Law Group Principal – Western Australia My latest training program, Supervisor Obligations for Safety & Health in the Western Australian Mining Industry is now available as an…
Following recent changes to NSW Strata laws, the Building Defect Bond Scheme is scheduled to commence on 1 July 2017 (Note: As at the date of this article NSW Parliament is considering postponing the commencement date to 1 January 2018).
For a long time now I have been concerned about how section 44 of the Mines Safety & Inspection Act is marketed to the WA mining industry as an important part of supervisors’ obligations.
I wrote previously about the difficulties applicants may have with the often complex and confusing process of lodging an application with Fair Trading for a trade contractor’s licence. This is especially the case where the applicant is engaged by a builder on a subcontract basis, without holding a licence and then seeks to reply on this experience in their licence application.
As part of the four yearly review of modern awards, a Fair Work Commission Bench (FWC) has made a decision to insert a clause into modern awards to convert casual employment into part time or full time employment, after a qualification period.
Two recent cases in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal) highlight the difficulties applicants may face at times fulfilling the experience requirements for trade licences.
This practical workshop will help WH&S Managers, Risk Managers, Operation Managers and Project Managers understand whether they are meeting their legal obligations.