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For the first time in a decade, NSW is making important changes to its WHS legislation. On 10 June 2020, the Bill to amend the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (Act) received assent in the NSW Parliament. The changes to the legislation creates new offences and harsher penalties for duty holders. The Work Health…

Single biggest investment in social housing in Victoria. It’s the hottest topic of the month in the Community Housing world! The Victorian Government is providing and supporting tens of thousands of Victorians into jobs and giving thousands of Victorians the security and stability of a place, they can call home. This will be Australia’s biggest…

As we all gradually make our way back from COVID-19 a reminder that iCare has developed an employer toolkit to support and help guide our recovery efforts, focussing on practical steps to identify operational needs and protective strategies for NSW workplaces. The COVID-19 Recovery Employer Toolkit is designed to provide employers with clear guidance on…

32% of serious claims in 2014-15 were for muscular stress while lifting of handling objects. Prevention is KEY. Serious injuries are an ongoing issue in the workplace costing businesses lost time, money and impacts to the safety culture. Recently we have delivered tailored manual handling training to various industries such as: Community Support Workers –…

On 4 June 2020, a bill to amend the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (Act) passed the NSW Parliament.  The Work Health and Safety Amendment (Review) Bill 2020 (Bill) was then assented to on 10 June and the changes have now commenced. Key points to note include the enhancement of a Category 1 offence which now includes gross negligence as…

What  better way to commemorate this milestone than by winning the Liverpool Local Business Awards? We won the award back in 2015 so help us make it happen again! Click here to vote for us – remember to verify the vote by clicking on the link in your email. Thank you!

15 Years

Ahhh… the year 2020 – not only has the first half of 2020 been a whirlwind marking our devastating bushfires, a worldwide pandemic and toilet paper shortage – it also marks our momentous 15 years of service! 15 years of servicing our community. 15 years of servicing our wonderful customers – YOU! So I’d like…

25th – 31st May  Spinal Health Week focussing on spinal health awareness & how poor posture can affect your life. Poor posture can cause the spine to go out of its natural alignment, affecting the ability of the nervous system to control body functions. Around 90% of people have poor posture; this could be caused by…