Following an amendment to the WHS Regulation, the NSW Government published a register of individuals who hold asbestos, high risk work and demolition licences as well as holders of general construction induction training cards (otherwise known as white cards). The register includes the licence holder’s name, licence number and type, the licence status, the licence […]

Based in St. Mary’s, Enviro Pallets manufactures timber pallets. It’s a small business, with just six full time workers – plus a handful of labour hire workers from Ability Options, an agency that supports people with disabilities. Manufacturing pallets is a high risk industry and, following a request for service, a SafeWork inspector visited the […]

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service employs roughly 100 staff, who spend hours above the skies to save more than 1000 lives per year from its bases in Newcastle and Tamworth. While their brave jobs are frequently in the spotlight, it’s the tireless role of the 950 volunteers that work behind the scenes that is perhaps […]

Research tells us that many NSW businesses, particularly those in high risk industries like construction and manufacturing, are subject to about 75 regulations, which equates to some five hours of compliance work each week. That’s a costly and time-consuming burden on any business, even more so for a small business with few resources. Some reports […]