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HSW Stakeholder Consultation – HSW Policy (V4.0)

 Human Resources have been working on a revised version of the Healthy Safety and Wellbeing Policy. The key changes to the chapter for noting are – The Area Manager now has the delegated authority to approve (1) “Very High” residual risk (in lieu of the Vice-Chancellor); and (2) Faculty/Division/School/Branch activities, in accordance with the HSW […]

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HSW Handbook Approval – First Aid Management

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “First Aid Management” has now been posted on the HSW Website. Please note that following the stakeholder consultation, a number of additional changes have been made, to assist clarify/provide flexibility when assessing the first aid needs for your areas. The key changes and references to the chapter for noting are: […]

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2019 End of Year University Close-down Period

The University will be closed for business from Wednesday, 25 December 2019 and will reopen in the new year on Thursday, 2 January 2020. Public Holidays and Annual Leave Days Wednesday 25 December 2019 Christmas Day Public Holiday Thursday 26 December 2019 Proclamation Day Public Holiday Friday 27 December 2019 University Day as per clause […]

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Income Statement (previously Payment Summary) now available

Income Statement (previously Payment Summary) now available Staff Income Statements (previously known as a Payment Summary or Group Certificate) for the 2018/2019 financial year are now available via myGov. What do you need to do? With the recent introduction of Single Touch Payroll, access to Income Statements is now via your myGov account, linked to […]

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Record your first aid certificate in SSO

Capturing information about staff is important for the University to meet legislative requirements and ensure a safe environment for staff and students. This particularly important when the University has paid for training. In order to capture some of this information, Staff Services Online (SSO) has been enhanced to facilitate this. Staff can now upload a […]

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HR Tips Q2 2019 – University Staff Transfer (and Secondments)

Coordinating and managing staff transfers in an effective manner is important, both to ensure that our staff are afforded the opportunity to grow and build their careers within the University and to ensure that business goals and objectives continue to be delivered effectively to the University. In your role as a manager and given the […]

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HSW Handbook approval: Infectious & Communicable Diseases (FAQs)

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Infectious and Communicable Diseases to provide general information and guidance on what steps to take when dealing with communicable or infectious disease. It includes information on: The definition of an infectious disease and communicable disease What to do if a person has, or contracts an infectious or […]

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Safety Directors Blog June 2019

Reporting safety hazards and other issues – a gift to the University Traditional safety thinking does not always translate easily into an organisation like ours.  Hazard reporting is a good example of this.  In a factory, workers will report hazards and safety problems to management as workers themselves are often powerless to effect change; they […]

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HSW Handbook approval: Nanomaterials (FAQs)

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Nanomaterials to provide general precautions and emergency responses for nanomaterials. It includes information on: The definition of a nanomaterial and why they warrant special care What should be considered before starting any experiment with nanomaterials What should be considered when conducting a risk assessment on nanomaterials What […]

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Changes to the Codes of Practice (Gazette March 2019)

Safework SA has provided a summary of the changes made to the Codes of Practice published in the Gazette in March 2019. The summary tables can be found by using the link below and include the changes to: Abrasive Blasting, First Aid in the Workplace, How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks, Managing the […]

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