These are the most significant reforms since the current Building Act was introduced in 2004.
The proposed changes affect people, products and practices in the building sector and MBIE asked industry and the public to consider the proposals and give feedback on the following topics:
- occupational regulation
- risk and liability
- the Building Levy
- offences, penalties and public notification
Submissions closed on 16 June. In our submission we focused on two aspects of the proposal, occupational regulation and the Building Levy.
Apprenticeship Boost aims to provide support for employers to retain and take on new apprentices as the economy recovers from the impacts of COVID-19, so they can continue to earn and progress towards their qualifications.
WorkSafe would like to ensure that you are aware of the risks of working with engineered stone benchtops, used primarily in bathrooms and kitchens.