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12 January 2022
Engineers certification of structural steelwork

With an increasing number of engineers being asked to certify structural steelwork from overseas sources, concern has been raised that RPEQs are taking on increased risk by approving structural steel that does not comply with Australian Standards through not meeting the Deemed to Satisfy (DTS)…

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12 January 2022
Engineers certification of structural steelwork
12 January 2022
Code of Practice update

A key objective of the PE Act is to uphold the standards of practice of RPEQs. The Code of Practice (Code) for RPEQs is a critical measure to help uphold those standards of practice. The purpose of the Code is to: promote the obligations which…

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12 January 2022
Code of Practice update
12 January 2022
Direct supervision – consideration for engineers

BPEQ’s Senior Principal Legal Officer Mathew Cuskelly expands on the concept of direct supervision. The subject of direct supervision accounts for a significant proportion of enquiries made to the BPEQ’s Legal, Compliance and Investigations Unit (LCIU). It is undeniably a significant issue that has the…

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12 January 2022
Direct supervision – consideration for engineers
12 January 2022
Professional engineering workplace equality for the 21st Century

Recent studies show the gender pay gap for women in STEM is still significant. BPEQ chairperson Andrew Seccombe asks how the profession will support positive changes. The engineering profession, much like all STEM fields, suffers from a shortage of skilled and experienced workers. The pandemic…

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12 January 2022
Professional engineering workplace equality for the 21st Century

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