Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union



Safety is union business

AMWU Victoria Occupational Health & Safety Unit

Who are we?

Our union has decades of experience supporting HSRs and deputies.  We have 3 dedicated OHS Officer and 3 support staff that will ensure that you get the right information, support and training you are entitled to under the Act.

OHS Officers: Frank Fairley, Sarah Ross, Cindy O’Connor

Administrative staff:  Cathryn, Melissa and Vicki 

Contact the OHS Unit on (03) 9230 5700 or email

What do we do?

Our union is here to assist you with:

·         Negotiating Designated Work Groups (DWGs)

·         Electing Health & Safety Representatives (HSRs)

·         Enrolling in OHS Courses

·         Consultation about hazards and risks

·         Issue resolution

It’s our role to represent and provide advice to AMWU members in all aspects of OHS.

If you ….

1.       Have a question about a Workplace Hazard – contact us!

2.       Want to set up Designated Work Group’s (DWG)  and elect a Health and Safety Representative (HSR)   - contact us!

3.       Are having a problem getting an OHS issue fixed  - contact us!

4.       Are a Health and Safety Representative and haven’t had training  - Contact us!!

5.       Have been in an accident or seen one at your workplace and nothing is happening to fix things – Contact us!

We help workers understand and protect our OHS Rights established in the law.

Contact our Admin team and we will organise your enrolment in a WorkSafe Approved HSR Training Course.

Our OHS Officers are here to follow up with you at your workplaces too.

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