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New requirements for WorkSafe incident notification - 1st July 2024
WorkSafe will be better informed about serious safety incidents under upcoming changes to notification requirements.
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On 1 July 2024, new regulations will commenced that ban manufacturing, supplying, processing, or installation of engineered stone benchtops, panels, and slabs in Victoria. Engineered stone ban commenced 1 July 2024 - 1st July 2024
On 1 July 2024, new regulations will commenced that ban manufacturing, supplying, processing, or installation of engineered stone benchtops, panels, and slabs in Victoria.
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New guidance, inspections target forklift safety - 23rd May 2024
WorkSafe has released new guidance and launched a state-wide inspection program to help drive down the toll of forklift-related deaths and injuries.
Making of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2024 - 21st May 2024
The Governor in Council has today made the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2024 (WIRC Regulations). These new regulations will commence on Sunday 26 May 2024.
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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
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.
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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.
For more information download this document
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?


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