National Review into Model OHS Laws - SIA Formal Submission

Monday, 14 July, 2008 - 10:00
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The SIA congratulations the Federal Government on taking the initiative to commission this very important and timely National Review into Model OHS Laws and we look forward to continuing to work constructively with the Review Team members and all other stakeholders (Government and non-Government) to ensure outcomes are achieved, through key elements such as OHS professional excellence, that will facilitate a safe and healthy workplace for all Australians, create business value and reduce social costs.

The SIA's formal submission was forwarded to the National OHS Review Secretariat on 11 July 2008.

The SIA was able to lodge a comprehensive submission to the review of Harmonisation of OHS Law on Friday 11th July due to the excellent response we had to our call for input from members.

We acknowledge and thank the following members for their personal contribution to this important review: 

  • Lindsay Holt  
  • The ACT Division team: David Segrott, Phil Howard, PJ Fleming, Kerry Plunkett, Tim Cody, Steve Hart, Jim Bodsworth, Robin Butt, Margaret Hay, Angela Maples, Peter Herbert, Ken Wilson, Kate McKenzie and Glenda Snoxall.
  • Geoff Taylor
  • Jean Cross
  • Ray Curtis
  • Jon Amies
  • Paul Watts
  • Andrew McQueen-Thomson
  • Debra Burlington
  • Julie Honore
  • Trish Butrej
  • Glyn Williams
  • Leo Ruschena
  • Geoff Dell

We thank also the Harmonisation working group for reviewing contributions, developing an extensive entry on opportunities for continuous improvement in OHS and compiling the submission: John Culvenor, Jon Temby, Pam Pryor, Kevin Jones, Cip Corva, Sue Pilkington and Gary Lawson-Smith.

The formal submission can be viewed here.