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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.
Slips, trips and falls result in tens of thousands of injuries every year in Australian workplaces.
This infosheet has information about managing the risks of slips, trips and falls.
Managing the risk of falls
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 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 …
Biomechanical demands such as repetitive hand or arm movements, lifting heavy loads or working in awkward postures contribute to the development or worsening of inflammatory or degenerative musculoskeletal disorders. However, little is known about…
This report provides information on the risks associated with caring for obese and bariatric patients, including:
treatment while in hostel/hospital care.
Workers using hand-held power tools – such as jack-hammers, chainsaws, grinders, drills, riveters and impact wrenches – may be exposed to harmful levels of hard-arm vibration (HAV).
This information sheet is on how to manage the risk of HAV in the…
The Safe Work Australia Enterprise Agreement 2019-2022 sets out the conditions of service for Safe Work Australia employees. The EA nominally expired on 21 March 2022, however, will continue to apply to non-SES employment until it is replaced by a new…