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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, our experienced team of infection control and health and safety professionals, risk management specialists, microbiologists, and occupational hygienists are…
28/07/2021
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It has been identified that asbestos-contaminated rubble from an Adelaide waste transfer station  has been used for many homes and do-it-yourself projects for up to three years. The Fleurieu…
16/07/2021
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Victoria’s new Environment Protection Act (EP Act) introduces legislation around additional permissions for businesses that can impact the environment from their activities. As well as Licences, EPA…
24/06/2021
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Occurring annually on the 12th of June, World Day Against Child Labour aims to provide awareness to the issue of child labour and empower everyone to take action against it. 2021 has been declared…
11/06/2021
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Underground layers of permeable materials that bear water are called aquifers. Environmental regulations and guidelines typically assume that the uppermost aquifer is a water table or an unconfined…
27/05/2021
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From 1 July 2021, the management of waste in Victoria is soon to be regulated by a new framework as part of the new Environment Protection Act (EP Act) 2017 and Environment Protection Regulations.…
17/05/2021
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By Phoebe Gane, Greencap National Practice Lead for Health & Safety Did you know that up to 50% of the sources of healthcare-associated aspergillosis outbreaks are linked to hospital renovation…
03/05/2021
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The new Victorian Environment Protection (EP) legislation introduces a number of new duties with regards to contaminated land including a duty to notify of contaminated land to the Environment…
26/04/2021
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Underpinning the new Victorian Environment Protection Act (EP Act) that is set to commence 1 July 2021 is the introduction of the General Environmental Duty (GED).  To meet this new duty,…
07/04/2021
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New Victorian environment protection laws are planned to commence on 1 July 2021 under the 2017 Environment Protection Act (as amended 2018), and the new draft EP Regulations and Environment…
31/03/2021
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In response to growing cluster of positive COVID-19 cases linked to the Strathpine Cluster, the Queensland government has placed the state into a snap three-day lockdown. The reasons people are able…
29/03/2021
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Welding is defined by the Safe Work Australia Code of Practice – Welding Processes as: “The process of permanently joining two or more materials together, usually metals, by heat or pressure or…
29/03/2021
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With recent widespread flooding occurring across New South Wales, many homes and facilities have been impacted by the flood waters. After these large-scale water events, mould can become a critical…
28/03/2021
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As Australia and many other countries around the world progress through their COVID-19 vaccination programs, people are keen to understand what a vaccinated population will mean with regard to…
17/03/2021
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What is electromagnetic radiation (EMR)?  Electromagnetic radiation (EMR) is a form of energy which is all around us. It takes many forms, from radio waves, microwaves, sunlight to X-rays and gamma…
05/03/2021
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Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. Today, their focus is as much on preventing rubbish entering our environment as it is removing…
03/03/2021
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In response to growing cluster of positive COVID-19 cases linked to the Holiday Inn hotel quarantine site, the Victorian government has placed the state into a snap five-day lockdown. The reasons…
12/02/2021
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In response to the positive COVID-19 diagnosis of a hotel quarantine security guard, the Western Australian government has placed the state into a five-day lockdown. The four reasons people are able…
01/02/2021

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