Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union


Work health and safety

Work health and safety


Consultation is essential to workplace health and safety and is required by law.


If you're injured or ill from work

Knowing what to do when you are injured can be confusing.

You can find our advice on what to do in EnglishMandarin and Vietnamese.


A mobile phone app called ACM Check (“Asbestos-Containing Material Check”) has been developed by researchers at Curtin University. The app aims to raise awareness about asbestos in residential settings.

ACM Check is available for free from the App Store and Google Play.

You can register your exposure to asbestos – at home or at work – with the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.


Media releases

Jun 19, 2024

Nuclear is a dangerous distraction, Dutton pushing for a climate culture war that nobody wants

19 June 2024 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) condemns the Coalition’s nuclear election...

Jun 06, 2024

Tassie dairy workers call for Canadian intervention as stoush over mainland wage disparity continues

6 June 2024 – Tasmanian trade unions are appealing to the head of Canadian cheese...

Jun 05, 2024

Sydney rail manufacturing investment is a win for workers

5 June 2024 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) supports the announcement regarding critical...