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Work Health and Safety (Labelling Hazardous Chemicals) Exemption 2016  - 22 Dec 2016

The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was adopted in Australia under the model work health and safety laws in 2012 with a five year transition period. This transition expires in the federal jurisdiction on 31 December 2016.

Asbestos Removal Licences now available through Comcare  - 21 Dec 2016

As of 1 January 2017, Comcare will be issuing Class A and Class B Asbestos Removal Licences

New GHS E Learning available  - 21 Jun 2016

Comcare has published a new general workplace awareness E Learning session on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

Comcare rolled out three new online forms for employees and employers in June  - 21 Jun 2016

You can now do more of your business with Comcare using online forms. Comcare’s online forms are secure, easy to use and allow faster processing.

Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals  - 21 Jun 2016

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS, introduces an international system of chemical hazard classification, labelling and safety data sheet (SDS) requirements.

A new policy for Comcare's compliance and enforcement activities  - 21 Jun 2016

Comcare’s new Compliance and Enforcement Policy became effective on 1 July 2016.

Account processing timeframes  - 02 May 2016

Comcare is currently processing accounts for claim related expenses within standard timeframes.

Compendium of WHS and workers’ compensation statistics 7th edition  - 16 Nov 2015

The latest Compendium of WHS and workers' compensation statistics has been released with data to June 2015. The Compendium presents an overview of the Comcare scheme and includes statistical data on the scheme's WHS and workers' compensation performance.

Comparative claim incidence rates  - 16 Nov 2015

You can now view information showing the incidence of claims accepted, claims received, and claims with one week or more of incapacity for employers with more than 500 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees for 2014–15. The table includes comparisons to last year's data and figures from Comcare's self-insured licensees.

Safety alert: Falling objects  - 22 Sep 2015

This alert is to highlight the importance of managing the risk to health and safety of falling objects.

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