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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.
Workers can experience hand-arm vibration (HAV) at the workplace.
Use this guide if you are a worker who is or is likely to be exposed to HAV, or if you measure and assess vibration at the workplace.
This guide is part of a workplace vibration…
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…
Workers can experience whole body vibration (WBV) at the workplace.
Use this guide if you measure and assess vibration at the workplace.
This guide is part of a workplace vibration collection, which includes:
Workers can be exposed to whole body vibration (WBV) at the workplace.
Use this guide if you are a worker who is or likely to be exposed to WBV, or if you measure and assess vibration at the workplace.
This guide is part of a workplace vibration …
This project was undertaken by Instinct and Reason Pty Ltd under commission from Safe Work Australia. The report describes the findings of a qualitative research study on the structural metal product manufacturing industry—an industry with a high rate of…
This report reviews the European Union’s:
European Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC)
Directive on Vibration (2002/44/EC)
It looks at the directives’ requirements and how effective they are.
considers whether a similar…
Jason Garrels was just 20 years old when he died at a construction site in Clermont, Queensland in 2012. He had only been working there for nine days and his death was preventable.
In this video, Jason’s family and friends share their experiences to…
Working on a farm presents various work health and safety hazards, including working alone or in remote locations, working with large animals and chemical exposure.
In this video, Matthew Sherwood shows us around his 1,300 acre sheep and cattle farm in…
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