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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Recent Hazard Alerts released by SafeWork SA

Hazard Alerts SafeWork SA have recently issued safety alerts as a result of the following serious incidents. The Hazard alerts provide a summary of the incident, background, contributing factors and corrective action to be taken. If your School/Branch conducts similar activities it may provide an opportunity to review your risk assessment for the activity and […]

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Changes to electrical testing requirements

See the FAQ information sheet. The WHS Regulations 2012 (SA) now only requires electrical testing for those items which are supplied through an electrical socket outlet and are used in an environment which is likely to result in damage to the equipment or a reduction in its expected life span (e.g. exposure to moisture, heat, […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: HSW Action Planning

The revised HSW Action Planning chapter has been approved and is now available to view.

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HSW Handbook Approval: Emergency Management

The Emergency Management chapter of the HSW Handbook has been revised. Please view the updated Emergency Management chapter.

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Hazard Alert – Lenovo Batteries

All staff and students are requested to check any Lenovo ThinkPad Lithium-ion batteries you might own or use. The battery packs overheat and pose a risk of fire/burns. Find out more. It is recommended that you visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014 to determine if you are affected and to arrange for a free replacement battery. Should you have […]

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