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Dry ice handling and storage

A worker has been seriously injured following an incident where a sealed glass bottle containing dry ice has exploded

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Transition to GHS 7 webinar

Safe Work Australia has published a new webinar to help businesses navigate the transition to GHS 7.

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Action calendar - friendly February 2021

Friendly February 2021

We need each other more than ever right now! 

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Did you know that February is Ovarian Cancer Month?

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Held each year in February to educate Australians on ovarian cancer, and raise awareness by sharing the stories of real women affected by the disease.

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Workplace exposure standards review

Safe Work Australia is reviewing the workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants to ensure they continue to be based on high quality, contemporary evidence and supported by a rigorous scientific approach.

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International Women's Day 2021


International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on the 8th of March. In the lead up to this day, we reflect on the progress made so far, call for change and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women the world over.

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Action calendar - happier January 2021

Happier January 2021

How can we start this new year happier? 

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Revised FAQS – PPE: hand and arm protection (V2.0)

The information on the PPE FAQs for hand and arm protection have been reviewed, to ensure the HSW guidance information is correct and aligns with current hazard management requirements and responsibilities.  

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Revised FAQS – Student Placement (V4.0)

The information on the Student placement FAQ has been reviewed to ensure the HSW guidance information for student placements is correct.  The only minor change to the current information is the addition of the requirement for any incidents/injuries to be reported to the University using the UniSafe app or on-line reporting system.

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Revised FAQs – Smoke-free University (V5.0)

The information on the Smoke-free University FAQ has been revised to assist staff, students and those who share our workplace to understand and implement the requirements for a Smoke-free University and the Smoke-free Handbook chapter.

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