12 Apr 2021
The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) has been introduced by the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations as a means of classifying workplace hazardous chemicals and communicating their hazards through labelling and safety data sheets. This poster shows GHS signal words, pictograms and...
27 Jan 2021
19 Jan 2021
Elevating work platforms (EWPs) can pose a number of work health and safety risks. A preventative inspection, maintenance and testing program will help ensure an EWP is safe to use. This guide provides information to a person conducting a business or undertaking on: inspection inspection types monitoring and testing ...
5 Jan 2021
This document provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the concept of a ‘person conducting a business or undertaking’ used in the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and Regulations.
3 Nov 2020
26 Oct 2020
If you are a worker who works with hazardous chemicals, this guide is for you. It explains what you and your person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must do to monitor your health and keep you as safe as possible. Everything in this guide is covered by the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws. You will find further...
25 Oct 2020
You will find further information on health monitoring requirements including information on individual scheduled chemicals, on our website: Health monitoring guide for workers Health monitoring guide for registered medical practitioners, and Health monitoring guides for hazardous chemicals Further information may also be available from...
18 Sep 2020
This guide provides information on how the model work health and safety (WHS) laws apply to volunteers. It outlines ways volunteer can meet their work health and safety duties and explains what volunteers can expect from the organisations they volunteer for. Work Health and Safety Everyone has a right to be safe at work, including...
28 Aug 2020
This Guidance is intended for manufacturers and importers of substances, mixtures and articles who have a duty under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and Regulations to classify them. It may also useful for suppliers, persons undertaking business and undertakings, workers and other persons involved with hazardous chemicals.
This Guide provides information for persons conducting a business or undertaking on how to manage health and safety risks associated with using and removing materials containing refractory ceramic fibres (RCF) and other high biopersistence fibres (HBF).
Summary Isocyanates are hazardous chemicals used to manufacture polyurethane foams, rubbers, plastics, varnishes, adhesives and paints. Isocyanates should not be confused with cyanates, isocyanides or cyanides which have different properties and health effects. Audience You should use this Guide if you manage health and safety risks...
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