Hazards are anything that can cause harm and every place of work has them. Understanding the hazards at your work can help you manage risks and keep workers safe and healthy.
This information will help you identify the hazards at your work and the steps you can take to reduce or remove risks for yourself and your workers.
Hazardous manual tasks; environment; mental health; health and wellbeing;
It’s important to think about all aspects of how you work on your computer to stay safe and healthy––no matter where you are working. This information will give you some tips and advice about how to get your office space to work for you.
Material; plant, equipment and vehicle
Hazards, risks and other information related to concrete pumping.
Hazardous manual tasks; plant, equipment and vehicle
Many accidents occur on farms as a result of run-down and unsafe stockyards. Poorly designed stockyards result in more handling hours and increase the risk of injury to both the handler and stock.
There are serious electrical safety and other risks involved with working in ceiling spaces. It’s important to understand and manage these before entering a ceiling.
Plant, equipment and vehicle
Quad bikes (also known as All Terrain Vehicles ATVs) have become a highly utilised item of machinery in recent years, due to their adaptability, low running cost and easy operation.
Electricity; environment; plant, equipment and vehicle
The work health and safety regulation sets out specific control measures that are required where there is a risk of a fall of at least three metres in housing construction work and two metres in other construction work.
Hazardous chemicals; material
Find out about flammable refrigerants and your responsibilities for storing and handling them.
Hazardous chemicals; electricity; hazardous manual tasks; plant, equipment and vehicle
Find out how to manage the workplace risks associated with welding.
Exposure to Lyngbya majuscula (lyngbya), a naturally occurring, toxic, blue-green algae, can cause severe irritation to the eyes, skin, respiratory system or gastrointestinal system.