The SIA & Herbert Smith Freehills are proud
to announce the return of the Annual OHS Breakfast.
This annual breakfast has been held in the Melbourne offices of Herbert Smith over the past 6 years. In 2013, we are launching the breakfast series nationally.
Organisations must challenge existing safety paradigms which focus on statistics and encourage punitive measures for safety infractions, according to Kim Flanagan, general manager – health, safety and environment, NBNCo.
Transocean has been fined US$1.4 billion over its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster which resulted in the deaths of 11 oil rig workers and the largest oil spill in US history.
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten has reinforced the urgent need to address the number of quad bike-related deaths and injuries in Australia following the release of a Safe Work Australia report on the issue.
With the start of 2013, South Australia and Tasmania have introduced
harmonised OHS laws in line with the model Work
Health and Safety (WHS) Act.
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