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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 guides you on how to develop a safety data sheet for a hazardous chemical manufactured or imported in Australia for:
This Code of Practice also applies if you manufacture or import hazardous chemicals…
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 model Code of Practice provides guidance on managing the risk of falls in housing construction.
In this model Code, the word:
‘should’ indicates a recommended course of action, and
‘may’ means an optional course of action.
The words ‘must…
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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