Regulation at Work Vol 8

Monday, 18 May, 2009 - 10:00
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Inside Volume 8, Issue 2 of Regulation at Work
In this edition of Regulation at Work NRCOHSR presents regular updates on Developments in regulation, Key research and reports and Key cases.  Included is a Feature article which presents a précis of Professor Michael Quinlan’s report as the OHS expert assisting the special investigator into the Beaconsfield seismic event and rock fall on 25 April 2006, which led to the death of one mine worker and the entrapment of two others for 11 days. The article highlights some of the important findings in the Quinlan report about response to seismic activity in un-derground mines, consultation and communication with the workforce, assessment of risks and other matters of wider relevance to OHS management.

About the Centre
The National Research Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (NRCOHSR) is co-directed by Professor Neil Gunningham and Adjunct Professor Richard Johnstone. The Centre's researcher is Ms Liz Bluff and the research assistant is Ms Jacqueline Sanderson. Mr Alan Clayton, Mr Neil Foster, Professor Andrew Hopkins and Professor Michael Quinlan are Associate members of the Centre.  The centre monitors, documents and analyses Australian and international developments in OHS regulation and research in OHS, as well as related areas of regulation.  The centre also develops, produces and disseminates the electronic newsletter Regulation at Work.

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