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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 model Code of Practice provides guidance on managing the risks of demolition work.
You should use this Code if you:
manage or control a workplace where demolition work is carried out
carry out demolition work.
In this model Code, the…
This model Code of Practice provides guidance on managing risks associated with excavation work.
This Code applies to all types of excavation work, including:
bulk excavations more than 1.5 metres deep
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 information sheet provides information on managing risks associated with steel erection work including:
who has responsibilities at the design and planning stage?
when steel erection work is classed as high risk construction work. …
This information sheet provides advice on what is ‘work of a minor nature’ when testing, maintaining or repairing a building or structure.
Model Code of Practice: Construction work
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 guide gives major hazard facility (MHF) operators information on how to write, put in place and test an emergency plan for their MHF. The regulator will ask for this when MHF operators apply for an MHF license.
An emergency plan limits the effect…
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 gives MHF operators information on how to write a safety case outline for their facility.
A strong outline will help operators write a safety case that meets the requirements in Chapter 9 – Major hazard facilities of the model WHS …
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