Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking

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How can I comply with the new work health and safety laws? Under the Work Health and Safety and Regulations 2022 (WHS Regulations), duty holders will be required to manage the risk of falls at workplaces, as prescribed by the following regulations: Regulation 78 – Management of risk of fall...
Slips and trips and falls
Given the uncertainty and unpredictability of damage created by individual cyclones, persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) in cyclone sensitive regions are urged to apply extreme caution with regard to exposing workers to the dangers associated with cyclones. It is important for...
Environmental factors
If an issue about health and safety arises at a workplace, it is required in the first instance that the parties make reasonable efforts to attempt to resolve the matter, under Issue resolution—part 5, division 5, of the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act). The parties must discuss the matter...
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This page answers some of the most frequently asked questions relating to noise. How can noise affect your life? Hearing loss caused by noise is insidious and permanent. It can cause isolation at home and socially and decrease efficiency at work. Hearing high pitched sounds, such as consonants and...
Noise and vibration

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The Code of practice Managing the work environment and facilities provides practical guidance to PCBUs on how to manage the work environment and facilities. This Code of practice is an approved code...
WorkSafe
Code of practice
17 Jan 2023
This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to effectively provide first aid in the workplace. It includes information on first aid kits, procedures, facilities and training for first...
WorkSafe
Code of practice
15 Jul 2022
This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with work carried out in a confined space
WorkSafe
Code of practice
15 Jul 2022
This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to prepare safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals that are being manufactured or imported for use, handling or storage in Australia.
WorkSafe
Code of practice
15 Jul 2022
This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with workplace noise. Audiometric testing The WHS Regulations impose a duty on PCBUs to conduct...
WorkSafe
Code of practice
04 Oct 2022
This Code applies to all workplaces covered by the WHS Act and provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety.
WorkSafe
Information
19 Jul 2022
This Code applies to all workplaces covered by the WHS Act where hazardous manual tasks are carried out and provides practical guidance to PCBUs on how to manage health and safety risks associated...
WorkSafe
Code of practice
14 Jul 2022
This Code applies to all workplaces covered by the WHS Act where demolition work is carried out and where demolition work products and equipment are used and stored. Persons who have duties in...
WorkSafe
Code of practice
13 Jan 2023
This Code applies to all workplaces covered by the WHS Act where construction work is carried out and where construction work products and equipment are used and stored.
WorkSafe
Code of practice
15 Jul 2022
Report an incident to WorkSafe poster is a quick reference guide to reporting a death, serious injury or illness, or life-threatening dangerous incident.
WorkSafe
Poster
08 Jul 2022

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