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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.
In this model Code, the word:
‘should’ indicates a recommended course of action, and
‘may’ means an optional course of action.
The words ‘must’, ‘requires’ or ‘mandatory’ mean that the courses of action are compulsory. …
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 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 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 …
Australia uses the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) to classify and label chemicals.
Australia has now adopted the 7th Revised edition of the GHS (GHS 7). Only GHS 7 can be used to classify, label and…
Hazardous chemicals GHS 7
Safety data sheets
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