The workplace health and safety landscape in Australia is continuously evolving, with a number of legislative and structural changes occurring in various states. Industrial manslaughter laws are quickly gaining the attention of state governments, and there may be changes introduced in other states over the next year. In NSW, the Authorised Provider (AP) model has also been confirmed to be rolled out in 2020, allowing large employers choice of claims management. Adjustments to the way Risk Management Funding is approved is presenting a challenge to agents who rely on this as a new business prospecting tool.
This update outlines the changes occurring in the industry at the moment, and what they could mean for your organisation.