Strata Living in Queensland: Prioritising Work Health and Safety

Strata living in Queensland offers numerous benefits, from shared amenities to a sense of community. However, ensuring the safety and well-being of residents in strata schemes is of paramount importance. In this article, we will explore the key aspects of work health and safety (WHS) in strata properties in Queensland, including regulations, responsibilities, and strategies…

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National Asbestos Awareness Week

National Asbestos Awareness Week (21 – 27 November 2022) is organised by the Australian Government’s Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, in partnership with state and territory government agencies and non-government organisations This year’s National Asbestos Awareness Week (NAAW) campaign reminds “Australians to Think Twice About Asbestos. Asking home occupiers and tradespeople to ‘do things the…

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Asbestos in a Strata Property – Your Duty of Care

For many years Asbestos was a popular construction material because it was cheap, abundant as well as resistant to heat and corrosion. However, the use of asbestos was banned in 2003 as the serious health risks from the inhalation of asbestos fibres is now widely understood. WHS Legislation The Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 2011…

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