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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.
Use this guide to manage the risks of machinery, vehicles and other types of plant used in rural workplaces.
The guide includes information on:
using plant in rural workplaces
selecting the most suitable vehicle for your needs, and
This information sheet provides information about managing the risks of using quad bikes in rural workplaces, including:
determining farm vehicle needs
identifying other options to find the most suitable farm vehicles.
Prevention of hazards …
This model Code of Practice provides guidance on how to meet the standards of work health and safety (WHS) required under the WHS Act and Regulations in relation to construction work.
In this model Code, the word:
'should' indicates a recommended…
This handbook provides guidance on good work design. It includes the 10 principles relevant to any workplace, business or industry.
You can apply the principles to designing:
structures, plant and substances
work, work processes and systems…
Safe Work Australia’s emerging issues surveillance program identifies new priority issues which can affect workers’ health and safety, and undertakes and disseminates research to investigate these. As part of this program, Safe Work Australia…
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The work environment
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