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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. …
This snapshot presents findings about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers returning to work after an injury or illness.
It provides valuable insights for workers’ compensation authorities and other key stakeholders about what it was like for…
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…
This report provides evidence-based information on a list of diseases and occupational exposures, for consideration by jurisdictions when reviewing the deemed diseases lists in their workers’ compensation legislation.
This report provides a summary of key measures from the 2021 National Return to Work Survey – the ‘returned to work rate’ and the ‘current return to work rate’.
The National Return to Work Survey measures outcomes of ill and injured workers receiving…
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