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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.
The key achievements and scorecard report 2023 outlines the progress that Safe Work Australia’s made in its first 3 year towards the vision and strategic outcomes of the National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030 (the Strategy).
Small and medium businesses face complex challenges when their workers suffer a workplace injury or illness. This guide is designed to assist supervisors support and stay in touch with injured or ill workers and make changes to the workplace and/or work…
Health and safety representatives (HSRs) play an important role in representing workers on health and safety. This infographic outlines the role of HSRs and the duties of PCBU’s to support them.
Health and safety representatives…
This infographic outlines the duties PCBUs have to consult with workers and their representatives on health and safety matters, including when consultation must occur. Consultation is a legal requirement under WHS laws.
Consulting with workers and their representatives on health and safety matters is a legal requirement under WHS laws. This infographic outlines some of the ways you might consult with workers and their representatives in your workplace.
A resource to illustrate how to manage WHS risks relating to COVID-19 at work and the control measures that may assist to manage the risks.
COVID-19 Information for workplaces
National Safe Work Month home
About National Safe…
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…
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…
This summary presents highlights from the 2021 National Return to Work Survey including key metrics, insights and time series data. The summary also includes a section on COVID-19 and its impact on recovery and return to work.
The National Return to Work…
Return to work
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