Identify, assess and control hazards

You should manage risks by: 

  1. Identifying hazards 

  1. Assessing the risks 

Persons who conduct a business or undertaking (such an employer) and others have a duty to manage WHS risks in the workplace. 

If you have carcinogens at your workplace, you must manage the risks they pose.

The mining industry has made significant improvements in health and safety over the last decade, reducing the incidence rates of both fatalities and serious injuries.

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

Risk management involves thinking about what could happen if someone is exposed to a hazard and how likely it is to happen. Hazards are things and situations that could harm a person. 

Workplace violence and aggression is when a person is abused, threatened or assaulted at the workplace or while they’re wor

Workplace sexual harassment can cause both psychological and physical harm, making it a risk to health and safety. 

Scaffolding work can be dangerous. As a person conducting a business or undertaking, you have a duty to keep workers and workplaces safe from the risks of scaffolds and scaffolding work. 

Working alone or remotely can increase the health and safety risks of any job. Workers may be isolated from support and assistance because of where or when they’re working, or the nature of their w