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Know your duties - a tool for working safely
This tool provides information about duties under the model WHS laws, including duties for PCBUs and workers in the agriculture industry, how to meet these duties, and hazards you may face working in agriculture.
This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with hazardous chemicals for persons conducting a business or undertaking who use chemicals in their workplace.
This information sheet provides information about managing the risks of trees and vegetation near overhead electric lines.
This document is part of a series which includes specific guidance on: :
scaffolding near overhead electric lines …
This information sheet provides information about managing risks with scaffolding near overhead electric lines.
It is supported by the specific guidance on:
common types of scaffolds and scaffolding
suspended (swing stage) scaffolds …
This guide was previously titled Guide to managing risks of tree trimming and removal work.
The re-named and updated guide provides information on managing risks associated with tree trimming and removal work, including:
This model Code of Practice provides practical guidance on managing electrical risks in the workplace.
Use this guide if you:
manage or control electrical equipment
carry out electrical work on or near energised electrical equipment.
Use this guide if you manage chemical carcinogens in the workplace. It provides information on how to manage health and safety risks. It may also be useful if you use, handle, store, manufacture, store or dispose of chemical carcinogens in the workplace.
A random, population-based sample of 5,528 Australian workers participated in the Australian Work Exposure Study (AWES). Workers answered questions about the tasks they completed and the controls used at work. Based on their responses to those questions,…
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