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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.
Exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is a risk for anyone who works outside. Solar UVR is not only a hazard when working in direct sunlight, it can also be reflected off certain materials, such as concrete, metal, snow and sand. PCBUs must do…
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 infographic style poster describes three key steps to help you work safely when there is bushfire smoke in your area.
PREPARE: Preparing ahead of the bushfire event.
MONITOR: Ways to monitor local conditions.
RESPOND: Protecting …
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 provides information on managing the risks of solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) at your workplace:
the risks of exposing workers to solar UVR
the control measures that can help eliminate or minimise exposure
Use this guide if you manage chemical carcinogens in the workplace. It provides information on how to manage health and safety risks. It may also be useful if you use, handle, store, manufacture, store or dispose of chemical carcinogens in the workplace.
A random, population-based sample of 5,528 Australian workers participated in the Australian Work Exposure Study (AWES). Workers answered questions about the tasks they completed and the controls used at work. Based on their responses to those questions,…
Hazard surveillance research
Managing health and safety
Research and studies
Safety by industry and business
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We develop national policy relating to WHS and workers' compensation.