Bulletin - August 2016

Bulletin

WA - Proposed amendments to Waste Avoidance legislation
VIC - WHS - Draft OHS Regulation Reform

WA - Proposed amendments to Waste Avoidance legislation

The Department of Environment Regulation (DER) is seeking feedback on the Proposed Amendments to the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Regulations 2008 to Require Record-keeping and Annual Reporting of Waste and Recycling Data Consultation paper. The consultation proposes amendments to the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Regulations 2008 to implement annual reporting and record-keeping of waste and recycling data by local governments, waste recyclers and licensees of major regional landfills to the Waste Authority. Comments close 26 August 2016. More

VIC - WHS - Draft OHS Regulation Reform

WorkSafe Victoria is seeking feedback on new proposed Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations. The review aims to improve health and safety outcomes for workers, ensure that regulations align with areas of greatest risk, and streamline the regulations while maintaining current best practice, among other things. In addition to the new Regulations, updated Compliance Codes will also be issued (variants to Codes of Practice). WorkSafe has provided a summary of changes proposed to the OHS Regulations and the EPS Regulations. Comments close 9 September 2016.