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Engineered stone ban update - 14th May 2024
Following the Commonwealth, States and Territory Ministers meeting on Friday 10 May 2024, a further update on the engineered stone ban has been provided by WorkSafe Victoria
ASIEQ Conference 2024 – Gaining Momentum and Leading the Way
10 and 11 June 2024
Sofitel Brisbane, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane
ASIEQ Conference 10 & 11 June 2024 | Register Now - 13th May 2024
ASIEQ Conference 2024 – Gaining Momentum and Leading the Way 10 and 11 June 2024 Sofitel Brisbane, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane
Website: Conference Details HERE
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WorkSafe advises eReports to stop trading today, 10 May 2024. 
WorkSafe no longer has comfort that IME and IIA appointments will be able to proceed at eReports offices today or Monday, and intends to cancel appointments to minimise potential impacts on injured workers.
Self-insurers should consider their own arrangements for the coming business days. 
WorkSafe will provide updates on any material changes as they became available. eReports to stop trading - 10th May 2024
WorkSafe advises eReports to stop trading today, 10 May 2024. WorkSafe no longer has comfort that IME and IIA appointments will be able to proceed at eReports offices today or Monday, and intends to cancel appointments to minimise potential impacts on injured workers. Self-insurers should consider their own arrangements for the coming business days. WorkSafe will provide updates on any material changes as they became available.
Highlighting and recognising excellence in workplace health and safety and return to work – entry submission for the WorkSafe Awards 2024 is now open. WorkSafe Awards to celebrate safety champions - 9th May 2024
Highlighting and recognising excellence in workplace health and safety and return to work – entry submission for the WorkSafe Awards 2024 is now open.
Website: Enter Now
Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations) and the Equipment Public Safety Regulations 2017 (EPS Regulations). Regulations that prescribe new incident notification requirements for plant and equipment were made on Tuesday 9 April 2024.
The regulations will commence on Monday 01 July 2024, to allow time for duty holders to be ready to meet their obligations. New incident notification requirements for plant and equipment. - 16th April 2024
Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations) and the Equipment Public Safety Regulations 2017 (EPS Regulations). Regulations that prescribe new incident notification requirements for plant and equipment were made on Tuesday 9 April 2024. The regulations will commence on Monday 01 July 2024, to allow time for duty holders to be ready to meet their obligations.
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WorkSafe's Chair of the Board announced today that, following a competitive recruitment process, Joe Calafiore has been appointed WorkSafe CEO.
Joe Calafiore has been appointed WorkSafe CEO. - 10th April 2024
WorkSafe's Chair of the Board announced today that, following a competitive recruitment process, Joe Calafiore has been appointed WorkSafe CEO.
Engineered stone ban update - 5th April 2024
The ban on engineered stone commences in Victoria from 1 July 2024. The Commonwealth, States and Territory Ministers met on Friday 22 March 2024 to discuss the national ban on engineered stone. What does this mean in Victoria?
On 31 March 2024, a number of changes came into effect to modernise Victoria's WorkCover scheme. Victoria's WorkCover Modernisation - 2nd April 2024
On 31 March 2024, a number of changes came into effect to modernise Victoria's WorkCover scheme.
Website: https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/scheme-modernisation
The first 100 people who complete the survey will enter into the draw to WIN a ticket for the Annual Workers Compensation Summit 28th Feb – 1st March, a 2 Day Ticket + Dinner worth $3,895!! Complete now for a chance to win!! 2024 WORKERS COMPENSATION TALENT/SALARY INSIGHTS SURVEY - 6th February 2024
The first 100 people who complete the survey will enter into the draw to WIN a ticket for the Annual Workers Compensation Summit 28th Feb – 1st March, a 2 Day Ticket + Dinner worth $3,895!! Complete now for a chance to win!!
Website: SURVEY LINK
The proposed Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2024 (proposed WIRC Regulations) and associated Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) are available for public review and comment until close of business, Tuesday 13 February 2024. Proposed Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2024 - 15th January 2024
The proposed Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2024 (proposed WIRC Regulations) and associated Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) are available for public review and comment until close of business, Tuesday 13 February 2024.
Website: Victorian Government’s public consultation website, Engage Victoria
For more information download this document


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