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WorkSafe Victoria has announced that the uncontrolled dry cutting of engineered stone has been banned. In the statement published on the WorkSafe Victoria website, it is highlighted that on-tool…
22/08/2019
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Even in the present day, men, women and children all over the world remain victims of modern slavery. According to the 2018 Global Slavery Index, approximately 30 million people globally live in some…
30/07/2019
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It is the responsibility of importers and exporters to ensure they do not import or export prohibited goods such as asbestos. The Australian Border Force (ABF) must be assured that no asbestos is…
23/07/2019
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On the 16th of July 2019, representatives from Greencap attended the first Asbestos & Hazardous Materials Consultants Association (AHCA) meeting in Sydney. The Association has been formed to “…
18/07/2019
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120 Greencap team members recently signed up to participate in the 50-day wellness challenge, Stepathlon, that promotes fitness and well-being. Throughout the program, participants strove to reach…
19/06/2019
Risk Review
With an aging population in Australia, and an aging workforce, the number of people susceptible to respiratory infections such as Legionnaires’ disease has the potential to increase in coming years…
12/06/2019
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Greencap has featured in the Australian National Construction Magazine's Major Project Review for involvement in the Howard Smith Wharves revitalisation project. Excerpt: "The site was challenging…
27/05/2019
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Last week the Australian Senate put forth a motion in parliament, calling on the Federal Government to act on the growing epidemic of workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust. The…
09/04/2019
Risk Review
Each of the states and territories of Australia has its own acts and regulations for the transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail. Each of these legal devices refers to the Australian Code for…
27/03/2019
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Greencap is pleased to extend a special offer on the Australian and New Zealand Work Health and Safety Guide third edition. This Master Work Health and Safety Guide is the combined work of over 60…
24/02/2019
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The NIOSH Center for Disease Control (CDC) published an article in the March 2019 Chemosphere Journal indicating that a single wipe on the skin of workers in the electronic recycling industry for…
22/02/2019
Risk Review
Managing exposure to environmental liability remains an ongoing challenge for Australian businesses, particularly as government regulators take a more proactive approach to environmental compliance…
31/01/2019
Risk Review
Updated: June 2020   Contents What is respirable crystalline silica (RCS) Work Processes Generating RCS Exposure Routes Health Effects Exposure Standards Regulatory Requirements Assessment…
21/12/2018
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The 27th of November represents the anniversary of the passing of Bernie Banton AM. For many, his name is synonymous with the fight against mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases due to his…
27/11/2018
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  Following the release of a number of updates to the Victorian asbestos regulatory and compliance framework, Greencap has prepared A Guide to Asbestos Management in Victoria for Post-2003…
05/11/2018
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November is Asbestos Awareness Month. This national campaign aims to build awareness on the dangers of asbestos and provide education around how to avoid exposure and practice safe management of…
01/11/2018
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The Report on the Inquiry into Biotoxin-related Illnesses in Australia was presented in the House of Representatives in October 2018 by The Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport.…
24/10/2018
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Following the commencement of the Building and other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018 (Qld) on October 1, 2018, the Queensland Government established an Audit Taskforce to undertake…
19/10/2018

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