2 Dec 2016
This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) has been prepared in accordance with the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) best practice regulation guidelines for ministerial councils and national standard setting bodies.
This Code of Practice provides practical advice for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) and other duty holders on managing risks associated with stevedoring. It applies to all workplaces where stevedoring operations are carried out. Activities covered include the loading and unloading of vessel cargo, stacking and storin...
19 Feb 2016
Summary Safe Work Australia has developed a series of information sheets which provide practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with unpacking shipping containers, including exposure to hazardous chemicals, for example fumigants and solvents. Audience You should use these information sheets if you are a...
20 Dec 2012
Several European studies have reported high levels of residual chemical levels in sealed shipping containers. The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service found similar results when testing containers in Australia. These findings raise potential issues for worker health when shipping containers are unpacked. This research was...
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