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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.
Use this guide if you manage risks to workers exposed to diesel exhaust at the workplace, including:
drive-in booth operators
oil and gas workers
loading dock workers …
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 guide is to help major hazard facility (MHF) operators provide information to the local community and authorities about their MHF. It should include what the community should do if a major incident occurs at the facility.
This guide helps …
This guide helps doctors monitor the health of workers exposed to isocyanates.
Isocyanates are a group of highly reactive, organic compounds of the formula R-N=C=O.
Examples of work with isocyanates include work where you release isocyanates as…
Use this information sheet to manage the health and safety risks of solvents at your workplace.
Solvents are widely used in workplaces. For example, they are in cleaning and degreasing materials, paints, lacquers and varnishes, adhesives, inks and …
Biological hazards are organic substances that pose a threat to the health of humans and other living organisms. They include pathogenic micro-organisms, viruses (e.g. Hepatitis, HIV, avian flu, Q-fever), toxins, spores, fungi and bio-active substances.…
This report provides a profile of the occupational and demographic characteristics of workers who reported dermal (or skin) exposure to chemicals at work, as well as the types of controls with which respondents reported they were provided in the workplace…
This guide gives major hazard facility (MHF) operators information on how to prove their safety case can achieve safe operation of their facility.
The regulator will ask for this demonstration when you apply for an MHF license.
This guide will help …
This guide helps major hazard facilities (MHF) operators prepare a safety case for their MHF. The regulator will ask for this when the operator applies for an MHF license.
A safety case is written information about the hazards and risks that could lead…
This guide is for major hazard facility (MHF) operators on how to conduct a safety assessment of hazards and risks that might lead to a major incident at an MHF.
The safety assessment will help MHF operators understand all health and safety risks that …
This guide gives major hazard facility (MHF) operators information on the notification and determination processes towards becoming an MHF.
Operators must notify the regulator about Schedule 15 chemicals that are at or might be at the facility. The…
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