Tag Archives: Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety

Investigation of Incidents: Distributing The Outcome Report

The distribution and use of an incident report will depend on, to some extent, who prepares the report and for what reason.  At the workplace level, the report is likely to be prepared by a safety officer or person delegated to manage safety, together with a report from the elected worker health and safety representative […]

New WHS laws (change in onus of proof)

Under the old Workplace Health and Safety Laws i.e. the Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995, ‘employers’ (now known as the PCBU),  had a duty to ensure health and safety in the workplace subject to a limited defence of reasonable practicability. A “reverse onus” duty.