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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 model Code of Practice provides guidance on managing the risk of a falls by a person from one level to another that is reasonably likely to cause injury.
It applies to all workplaces covered by the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and WHS …
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 information sheet provides information on managing risks associated with steel erection work including:
who has responsibilities at the design and planning stage?
when steel erection work is classed as high risk construction work. …
This educational resource provides guidance about work health and safety and safe work design.
It covers the evidence and theory behind the principles of good work design. Further guidance is available in:
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…
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…
Use this guide to manage risks with split rims. You should use this general guide if your workplace:
fits split rim tyres
repairs vehicles or machinery with split rim tyres.
Split rim tyres include a divided wheel, a multi-piece rim, or a multi-piece…
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…
Lifting, pushing and pulling
Health, illness and disease
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