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HSW Handbook Approval: Emergency Safety Shower and Eyewash Testing (FAQs)

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Emergency Safety Shower and Eyewash Testing to guide the University on the testing requirements. The information should be read in conjunction with the Chemical Safety Management and First Aid Management HSW Handbook chapters. It includes information on: The required testing frequency for plumbed emergency showers, eyewash’s and […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Emergency Management

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “Emergency Management” has now been approved and posted on the HSW Website. Key Changes Division of this process into 3 parts Planning (existing); Response (existing); and Post Incident (new). Removal of the Manager Security from the Incident Management Task Group (IMTG). The Manager Security will remain fully operational as a […]

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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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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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Reminder to Designated First Aiders – Calling (0) 000 for an ambulance

Calling (0) 000 for an ambulance A reminder to DFA’s should you ever require the assistance of an Ambulance. As you are aware, the University campuses are not easy to navigate if you are unfamiliar with the site. As the SA Ambulance crews have limited knowledge of the access roads, buildings and general layout of […]

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