The requirement for builders to obtain AS/NZS 4801:2001 certification before tendering for Commonwealth construction work could be dumped, under a plan to modernise the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme and the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC).  Stakeholders had until 4 April 2014to comment on some or all of 27 questions raised in a new Department of Employment discussion paper on the scheme, including whether AS/NZS 4801:2001 certification should be removed as a prerequisite for applying for accreditation.