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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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SuperFriend Webinar

How connectedness can help you build a mentally healthy workplace “If we’re serious about building great companies and the human-based capabilities of organizations we need to learn how to understand and react to the whole human.” – Professor Jane Dutton, Center for Positive Organizations. Connecting with others is at the heart of human nature; however, […]

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SafeWork SA – Augusta Zadow Awards

Share in $20,000 to improve women and young people’s health and safety at work. In the 1800s Augusta Zadow fought for the work health and safety rights of women and young workers that today we take for granted. Find out more about the pioneering work of Augusta Zadow. If you would like to carry on […]

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Staff Flu Vaccination Program – 11 April to 31 May 2019

Flu Vaccination Program – 11 April to 31 May 2019 for Fixed and Continuing University Staff Flu vaccinations are available at no cost to University staff employed on a continuing or fixed-term basis at the following locations until 31 May 2019. To book, please click on the relevant link below to view available appointment times […]

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New UniSuper Financial Wellbeing Program – Commencing June 2019

As part of the University’s broader wellbeing program, we are partnering with UniSuper to bring you a Financial Wellbeing program. This four part series includes a range of finance topics and resources, to help you take control and manage your money more effectively, now and in the future. To register and access information on each […]

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HSW Handbook approval: Asbestos Management FAQs

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Asbestos Management to provide general information for staff concerned about potential or actual exposure to asbestos/asbestos containing material. Further information Should you require further information please contact your local HSW contact.

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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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