HEALTH & SAFETY

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SAFETY LAWS HAVE CHANGED!

Federal and State Governments have agreed to bring in new safety laws across Australia;

This new NSW WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT replaces the NSW Occupational Health and Safety Act you are familiar with;

As a Business Owner, or Worker you need to know about your DUTIES under this law and about CONSULTATION under this law to help create a safe work environment. 

If you would like training or more information to help make your factory safer please call the Union on 02 9704 6000. 

Here you can download PDF copies of the full introductory training booklets on the new NSW Work Health & Safety Act and Regulations

WHS Act Overview WHS Act Overview (1225 KB)

WHS Regulations Overview WHS Regulations Overview (1915 KB)

Here you can download a short summary of the new mandatory Issue Resolution Procedure

WHS Issue Resolution WHS Issue Resolution (80 KB)

Here you can download SUMMARISED information in English, Vietnamese and Chinese on the new NSW Work Health & Safety Act and Regulations:

WHS Act English WHS Act English (2564 KB)

WHS Act Vietnamese WHS Act Vietnamese (5902 KB)

WHS ACT Chinese WHS ACT Chinese (2899 KB)

WHS Regs English WHS Regs English (922 KB)

WHS Regs Vietnamese WHS Regs Vietnamese (1375 KB)

WHS Regs Chinese WHS Regs Chinese (990 KB)

The Codes of Practice below also have useful information for dealing with safety issues in your TCF workplace:

Hazardous Manual Tasks Hazardous Manual Tasks (3821 KB)

How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks (1012 KB)

Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at Work Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at Work (1522 KB)

Managing the Work Environment & Facilities Managing the Work Environment & Facilities (907 KB)

WHS Consultation, Cooperation & Coordination WHS Consultation, Cooperation & Coordination (872 KB)

You can also contact Workcover for further information:

Workcover NSW call 13 10 50  www.workcover.nsw.gov.au

TTY users phone 13 36 77 then ask for 13 10 50.

Assistance and funding for this education project has been provided by WorkCover NSW through the WorkCover Assist Program