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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.
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 guide helps doctors monitor the health of workers exposed to isocyanates.
Isocyanates are a group of highly reactive, organic compounds of the formula R-N=C=O.
Examples of work with isocyanates include work where you release isocyanates as…
Use this information sheet to manage the health and safety risks of solvents at your workplace.
Solvents are widely used in workplaces. For example, they are in cleaning and degreasing materials, paints, lacquers and varnishes, adhesives, inks and …
This study examined 523 worker fatalities for which there was sufficient information on the circumstances to make a judgement on the contribution of unsafe design to the incident.
Of these, 63 fatalities (12%) were determined to have been either…
Use this guide if you work with refractory ceramic fibres (RCF) or high biopersistence fibres and need to manage the health and safety risks to workers.
RCFs are a form of man-made fibre most commonly used as high-performance thermal insulators. They …
Use this guide to manage the risks of isocyanates at your workplace.
Isocyanates are hazardous chemicals used in manufacturing materials, like:
Isocyanates in the workplace can…
Use this guide if your workplace carries out electroplating.
It can also be used by workplaces undertaking:
anodizing or hot-dip galvanizing
Electroplating work uses hazardous chemicals, live electrical…
Identify, assess and control hazards
Workplace exposure standards for chemicals
Safety by industry and business
The work environment
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