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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 infographic shows how to apply the four-step risk management process to manage psychosocial hazards.
Under the model WHS laws, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), such as an employer, must eliminate or minimise psychosocial risks…
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 infographic style poster describes three key steps to help you work safely when there is bushfire smoke in your area.
PREPARE: Preparing ahead of the bushfire event.
MONITOR: Ways to monitor local conditions.
RESPOND: Protecting …
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 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…
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.
This guide was developed and published prior to amendments to the model WHS Regulations in 2022. The guide is an archived document and is provided for background only. The guide may be useful background information to understand psychosocial hazards and…
This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance for persons who have duties to manage risks to health and safety under the WHS Act and Regulations applying in a jurisdiction. The duty is placed on persons conducting a business…
Workplace bullying is a risk to health and safety. It can occur wherever people work together in all types of workplaces. It is best dealt with by taking steps to prevent it from occurring and responding quickly if it does occur. The longer the bullying…
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