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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 fact sheet provides information for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) who are working as part of a contractual chain.
A contractual chain refers to the situation where, in relation to the same project or work matter, there are…
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 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 model Code of Practice provides guidance on how to provide and maintain a physical work environment that is without risks to health and safety.
the physical work environment, such as workspaces, lighting and ventilation …
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 The guide is an archived document and is provided for background only.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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