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On 11 April 2019 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role, with an election to be held 18 May 2019.
Information on websites maintained by Comcare will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.


OHS Incidents

If, at or near a workplace at which an undertaking is being conducted by the operator, there is, arising out of the conduct of the undertaking:

(a) an accident that causes the death of, or serious personal injury to, any person; or

(b) an accident that causes the employee who performs work in connection with the undertaking to be incapacitated from performing work for a period prescribed (currently 5 successive days or more); or

(c) a dangerous occurrence

the operator must, in accordance with the OHS(MI) regulations, give to AMSA's OHS Inspectorate notice of, and a report about, the accident or dangerous occurrence as follows:

Penalties are prescribed for non reporting.


Last updated: 04 Apr 2018