Amendments to the WHS Regulation 1 July 2020
Work Health and Safety Regulation Amendment (Traffic Control Work Training)
An amendment to the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (WHS Regulation) came into effect 1 July 2020 for the regulation of the traffic control work training scheme.
The amendment provides that persons who carry out traffic control work in NSW must have completed training.
See Part 4.9 of the WHS Regulation.
Work Health and Safety Regulation Amendment (Silica) Regulation 2020
An amendment to the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (WHS Regulation) came into effect on 1 July 2020 to ban the uncontrolled dry cutting of manufactured stone containing crystalline silica.
The amendment makes it an offence for a person conducting a business or undertaking to direct or allow a worker to cut manufactured stone containing crystalline silica without controls in place to reduce workers’ exposure to the dust generated by the cutting.