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This Quarter’s HR Tip will guide you through the recent amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 and the University’s new practices with respect to the assessment of a casual staff member’s eligibility for conversion to continuing employment.
In alignment with the new Health and Safety Representative and HSW Consultation Chapter of the University of Adelaide’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing Handbook, new Health and Safety Representatives and HSW consultation information sheets (frequently asked questions) have been uploaded to the HSW website providing additional information and guidance on consultation processes and the role of HSRs.
Working in heat can be hazardous and is a common cause of harm among Australian workers. Some common risks of working in heat include heat-related illness, dehydration, burns and reduced concentration.
Some changes have been made to the Australian Standards that may be relevant to you.
In June 2021 SafeWork SA has developed guidelines on livestock handling providing information on managing risks associated with handling livestock and safe design for loading ramps and yards.