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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 information sheet provides practical guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) on managing work health and safety (WHS) risks when workers are doing computer-based work from home.
Under the model WHS laws, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), such as an employer, must eliminate or minimise psychosocial risks so far as is reasonably practicable.
The things at work that can harm mental health are known as…
Working at heights is a high risk activity and a leading cause of death and serious injury in Australia.
As a person conducting a business or undertaking, you must eliminate the risk of a fall. If elimination isn’t possible, you must provide adequate…
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
The first step in the risk management process is to identify the hazards. Your workers may talk about their exposure to psychosocial hazards in different ways. This infographic can help you think about how your workers might describe psychosocial hazards.
Under WHS laws, PCBUs must eliminate or minimise psychosocial risks so far as is reasonably practicable.
To have legal effect in a jurisdiction, the model Code of Practice must be approved as a code of practice in that jurisdiction. Check with your WHS…
An industrial rope access system is a work positioning system used for gaining access to, and working at, a workface, usually through vertically suspended ropes.
The guide provides information on managing the risks associated with industrial rope access…
Watch Safe Work Australia CEO, Michelle Baxter deliver a keynote presentation at Comcare’s national forum on sexual harassment. Michelle discusses how sexual harassment at work has been dealt with in the past and what needs to change, positive duties in…
This infographic shows how to apply the four-step risk management process to manage psychosocial hazards.
Under the model WHS laws, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), such as an employer, must eliminate or minimise psychosocial risks…
Identify, assess and control hazards
Health, illness and disease
Managing health and safety
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