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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.
Under WHS laws, PCBUs must eliminate or minimise psychosocial risks so far as is reasonably practicable.
To have legal effect in a jurisdiction, the model Code of Practice must be approved as a code of practice in that jurisdiction. Check with your WHS…
This model Code of Practice provides guidance on:
identifying hazardous manual tasks
assessing the risks that may contribute to a musculoskeletal disorder
eliminating or minimising those risks.
Most jobs involve manual tasks, such as lifting,…
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 The guide is an archived document and is provided for background only.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…
Identify, assess and control hazards
Lifting, pushing and pulling
Model WHS Laws
Personal protective equipment
Working in heat
Managing health and safety
Model Work Health and Safety Laws
The work environment
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