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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.
Slips, trips and falls result in tens of thousands of injuries every year in Australian workplaces.
This infosheet has information about managing the risks of slips, trips and falls.
Managing the risk of falls
Watch Safe Work Australia CEO, Michelle Baxter deliver a keynote presentation at Comcare’s national forum on sexual harassment. Michelle discusses how sexual harassment at work has been dealt with in the past and what needs to change, positive duties in…
This information sheet provides simple, clear and practical guidance to support small businesses meet their work health and safety (WHS) duties to manage health and safety risks from sexual harassment.
This model Code of Practice provides guidance on managing the risk of a falls by a person from one level to another that is reasonably likely to cause injury.
It applies to all workplaces covered by the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and WHS …
This educational resource provides guidance about work health and safety and safe work design.
It covers the evidence and theory behind the principles of good work design. Further guidance is available in:
This handbook provides guidance on good work design. It includes the 10 principles relevant to any workplace, business or industry.
You can apply the principles to designing:
structures, plant and substances
work, work processes and systems…
Identify, assess and control hazards
Sitting and standing
Good work design
Australian WHS Strategy 2012-2022
Health, illness and disease
Managing health and safety
The work environment
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