Safety Bulletin – November 2021
Australia – Adoption of review recommendations progressing
Safe Work Australia has stated within its annual report that it expects the Boland review recommendations to be fully or largely implemented by the end of 2022. Of the 34 recommendations to amend model WHS laws and further improve governance, 32 will be executed.
WA – Draft mine safety management system code of practice released
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has released the Draft Code of Practice: Mine Safety Management System (MSMS) for public consultation. The draft code provides practical guidance on establishing and implementing the MSMS for a mine, which is the primary means of ensuring the safe operation of a mine under the new WHS (Mines) Regulations. Comments close 10 December 2021.