HAVE YOUR SAY on how WHS laws are working or not working
In all states and territories, except Western Australia and Victoria, Work Health and Safety Laws are being reviewed.
AMWU Health and Safety Representatives should have received a request to answer a survey. If you haven't please contact us.
The national work health and safety agency Safe Work Australia have released a Discussion Paper. They are calling for submissions WHS laws review consultation
Hearing loss is 100% Preventable but 100% Irreversible:
Did you know that nearly one in five workers will suffer hearing loss over the course of their working life -- join the AMWU campaign to lower the noise levels in our workplaces.
If you are concerned or unsure about the noise levels at your workstation, or in your workplace, talk to your HSR immediately.
AMWU HSRs and Deputies can sign up to our FaceBook page -- AMWU Health and Safety Reps.
A mobile phone app called ACM Check (short for “Asbestos-Containing Material Check”) has been developed by researchers at Curtin University in WA. The app aims to raise awareness about asbestos in residential settings. ACM Check is available for free from the App Store [click here] and Google Play [click here]. Check it out - and share it.
If you wish to register your exposure to asbestos - at home or at work - you can register with the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency