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HSW website is moving to Drupal!

The migration of the HSW website to the new Drupal web hosting platform is nearing completion and should be live on the 10th March 2020. The current content of the HSW webpage has not been lost or redesigned. However, the page has had some slight navigation modifications to fit how Drupal operates. One consequence of […]

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TEMPORARY BAN ON TRAVEL TO CHINA (INCLUDING HONG KONG)

At this time to ensure the ongoing safety of staff and students, the University has invoked a temporary ban on travel to or transit via China (including Hong Kong). Our travel provider Campus Travel (now FCM Travel) will not facilitate bookings to or through China (including Hong Kong) at this time. If you have any queries […]

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DFAT Travel to China Advice Change

Please be aware that the Australian government updated the travel advise on 27 January 2020  through the Smartraveller website advised Australians to “Do not travel” to all of Hubei Province in China. If you are planning a trip or have a trip booked that includes visiting the Hubei Province in China, you will now need […]

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HSW Handbook Approval – Smoke-free University

The revised Smoke-free University HSW Handbook chapter is now available on the HSW Website. The key changes to the chapter for noting are  – The inclusion of e-cigarette products in the scope of the chapter This is in response to a change in the legislation.  As of 31 March 2019, e-cigarette products in SA are […]

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DFAT Travel Advice Change

Please be aware that the Australian government has today through the Smarttraveller website advised Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Wuhan in China. If you are planning a trip or have a trip booked that includes visiting Wuhan in China you will now need to follow the University of Adelaide’s High Risk Travel […]

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HSW Handbook consultation – Managing HSW in the work environment

(including infrastructure and facilities) Human Resources have been working on a new HSW Handbook chapter “Managing HSW in the work environment (including infrastructure and facilities)”. This chapter aims to fill a gap in our current HSW processes in regard to workspaces, the work environment and facilities by defining responsibilities to ensure that: workers and students […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Hazard Management chapter and on-line course

The HSW Team have been working on a revised Hazard Management chapter and a new on-line Hazard Management information session, to assist staff to understand the requirements of hazard management. The key changes to the Hazard Management chapter for noting are: There is no longer a requirement to maintain a Hazard Listing. The requirement to […]

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New HSW Handbook Chapter Approval: HSW Collaboration with other organisations (including co-location)

As previously advised, this new HSW Handbook chapter “HSW Collaboration with other organisations (including co-location)”  has been drafted to meet the requirements of section 46 of the WHS Act 2012. The need for a process regarding collaborative work was highlighted by a recent incident at a government run research centre where the University received a […]

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HR Service Centre Closure

The HR Service Centre will be closing at 3:00pm on Tuesday, 24 December and will re-open Thursday, 2 January at 8:30am. Please email the HR Service Centre and we will attend to your requests on our return.

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HSW Handbook Consultation: Smoke-Free University

Human Resources have been working on a revised version of the Smoke-free University HSW Handbook chapter. The key changes to the chapter for noting are  – The inclusion of e-cigarette products in the scope of the chapter This is in response to a change in the legislation.  As of 31 March 2019, e-cigarette products in […]

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