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EAP Provider (CHG) Relocation

Please note, that the consulting rooms for EAP are now located at CHG, 103 Henley Beach Road, Mile End. Their email address and phone numbers remain the same. For updated posters, flyers and information please visit the HSW EAP Website. The other CHG locations at Gillman and Elizabeth Vale have not changed.   Further information […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Noise and Sound Safety Management

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “Noise and Sound Safety Management” has now been posted on the HSW Website. The key points for noting: A new action has been included for all workers (Refer 3.1) to report any work related noise and sound safety hazards/issue(s), in addition to the Supervisor/person in control of the area/activity. The […]

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HSW Handbook approval: Hazardous manual tasks FAQs

The HSW Team have revised the FAQ for Hazardous manual tasks to assist areas to meet the requirements for Hazard Management. The FAQs include updated information on: What is a hazardous manual task and musculoskeletal disorder. How the risk of a musculoskeletal disorder can be reduced. How similar hazardous manual tasks can be assessed at […]

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UniSafe Poster now available for download

The Unisafe Poster is now available for download on the HSW Website. The poster can be printed in A3  colour and placed in prominent areas within your Faculty/Division. Further information Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact your local HSW contact.

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HSW Handbook Approval: HSW Action Planning

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “HSW Action Planning” has now been posted on the HSW Website. The key changes to the chapter for noting are: The transactional steps for the Associate Director, HSW have been removed from the process. The status reports for the Organisational HSW Action Plan will now be reported via the University’s […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Asbestos Management

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “Asbestos Management” has now been posted on the HSW Website. The key changes to the chapter for noting are: References to Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) have been incorporated through-out the chapter (as per the WHS legislation) and combined under the one heading.  (To remove the duplication.) The requirement for Schools […]

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HSW Handbook Consultation: Noise and Sound Safety Management

Human Resources have been working on a revised version of the Noise and Sound Safety Management chapter of the HSW Handbook. The key points for noting: A new action has been included for all workers (Refer 3.1) to report any work related noise and sound safety hazards/issue(s), in addition to the Supervisor/person in control of […]

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HR Tips Q4 – Supervisors and Safety

Do you supervise staff or higher degree research students? Supervisors play an important role in setting the culture of a workplace; whether that be a research group or an office.  Your staff will naturally take their lead from you as to what is normal and acceptable in the workplace.  This means that you are in […]

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HSW Website Update: Supervisor Toolkit

A new Supervisor Toolkit has been uploaded to the HSW Website and is aimed at Supervisors to assist them with fulfilling their safety responsibilities. The toolkit includes the following information: Safety Principles for Supervisors HSW Roles & Responsibilities HSW Handbook Online Information Sessions Mental Health Toolkit   Further information Should you require any further information, […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Injury Management

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “Injury Management” has now been updated and posted on the HSW Website.   Please note that the revisions to this chapter related to position title changes and minor admin/clerical changes only and therefore a full University consultation process under the Governance structure was not required. The content continues to meet […]

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