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Latest news: Worksafe

WorkSafe puts construction industry on notice again

The ACT’s independent work health and safety regulator has once again put the residential construction industry “on notice”, after inspectors issued numerous notices to sites in Taylor yesterday, Tuesday 13 October. WorkSafe ACT...

WorkSafe ACT shuts down 11 building sites

WorkSafe ACT has today shut down 11 building sites belonging to one local construction company. In a statement, the independent regulator said inspectors attended 13 residential construction sites belonging to the company, which...

WorkSafe now independent

WorkSafe ACT is now operating as an independent regulator, under the direction of new ACT Work Health and Safety Commissioner, Jacqueline Agius.

Crane driver sentenced over worker’s death

Michael Watts, the crane driver who was behind the wheel when a worker died at the University of Canberra Hospital construction site in August 2016, has been sentenced in the ACT Supreme Court today,

Greg Jones announces retirement

The ACT Work Safety Commissioner Greg Jones has announced his retirement from the ACT Public Service, with his replacement to be announced in the coming weeks. Mr Jones, who has held the position...