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Safety publications

Inadequate guarding found on mobile plant
Safety alert on inadequate guarding found on mobile plant in forest industry


Construction industry guide about security fencing
The guideis to assist the construction industry to understand when security fencing should be used. It includes a self-assessment tool to help determine if security fencing is required.


Using portable ladders safely
The purpose of this guidance is to answer the most common questions that WorkSafe Tasmania receives about using portable ladders.


Pause exercises poster
Shows simple exercises to do whenever you need a break in your working day. Designed to stretch and mobilise the muscles and joints most in need of exercise.


Guidance on Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction
Guidance on Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction


Using timber for temporary perimeter guardrails
Using timber for temporary perimeter guardrails


Facilities for workers at construction workplaces
This guidance note summarises the facilities for workers at construction sites, including toilets, hand washing, first aid and dining facilities.


The semi-squat approach to lifting poster
Poster on how to lift correctly using the semi-squat approach


Your guide to Managing Safety in Housing and Construction - Part A
Your guide to managing safety in housing and construction has been developed to help you manage your legal work health and safety (WHS) requirements in residential construction. This is Part A of the publication. Part B contains templates and tools.


Safety management toolkit
Small business often finds it hardest to manage work health and safety. Injuries occurring in small business are the most costly: over $22,600 more each claim than those of medium and big business.


Managing health and safety in food retail
This handbook aims to assist franchisors develop an effective health and safety system and help franchisees understand how to implement this system in their workplace.


Forklift safety - reducing the risks
This publication focuses on simple safety practices and involvement of everyone in the workplace to help reduce the risk of forklift-related injuries.


Working in Heat
This Guidance Note provides practical advice about how to prevent heat illness from working outdoors in hot weather or where heat is generated as part of your work


Pallet Racking Safe use and maintenance
Guidance on racking design and layout, rated capacity, signage and more


Updated: 6th November 2019