The work environment

This Decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) is the result of Safe Work Australia’s review of the current toxicological information and overseas trends in the regulation of lead in the workplace

Developed to provide laboratories and analysts with a consistent methodology for the sampling and analysis of airborne asbestos fibres in workplaces.

This infographic has information about working safely in bushfire smoke.

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Use this guide if you manage risks to workers exposed to diesel exhaust at the workplace, including: 

  • drive-in booth operators 

  • miners 

Resources relevant to remote and isolated work 

As a PCBU, if your workers are working on or near a public road there are some extra risks you must consider.

An emergency plan contains instructions of what to do in an emergency at your workplace. Your emergency plan must be tailored to your workplace.

Persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) may choose to offer their workers the option of working from home, either for all or part of their working hours. WHS laws still apply if worker

First aid can mean the difference between life and death.