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  • Health and Safety Representative (HSR) training - Provider Compliance audit workbook

    The purpose of this workbook is to support the HSR training provider compliance audit tool (the audit tool) developed for Comcare HSR training providers. The workbook is intended to assist persons who are either undertaking compliance audits or those who are subject to such audits under HSR Training Courses—Post-Approval Monitoring—Guidance 3.



 


 

  • Health and Safety Representatives

    This fact sheet provides a summary of the process, provisions and procedural requirements of electing a health and safety representative (HSR). Part 5 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) provides for representation of workers by HSRs.


 


 


 


 

  • High Risk Work Licensing for the ADF - Guide for Applicants

    As of 1 July 2014, there is a requirement for Australian Defence Force (ADF) workers to hold a High Risk Work (HRW) licence when carrying out HRW activities, in line with transitional arrangements under the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (Cth) (WHS Regulations).

    Comcare granted the ADF an exemption to the requirement to hold a HRW licence from 1 July 2014 to 31 December 2014. During this period Comcare expect that ADF workers will commence applying for HRW licences, in order to have the ADF workforce compliant with the HRW licensing requirements as of 1 January 2015.



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

  • HSR Training Course—Learning outcome matrix and multimedia register

    Comcare has developed this template as a resource for training providers to assist them in mapping their HSR training course learning, delivery and resource content to each prescribed learning outcome outlined in the publication Health and safety representative training course requirements. A completed Learning Outcome Matrix and Multimedia Register is a required document for providers seeking approval or renewal to deliver HSR training courses in the Commonwealth jurisdiction.



 


 


 

  • Inspections

    This fact sheet provides information about Comcare's inspectorate activity relating to inspections.



 

  • International deployment campaign wrap-up

    Workers sent overseas to provide assistance or expertise during threats or events of terrorism and conflict, transportation accidents or natural disasters may experience trauma or stress. Routine overseas assignments and significantly the repatriation process itself may also cause workers trauma or stress.



 

  • International deployment-repatriation

    Workers sent overseas to provide assistance or expertise during threats or events of terrorism and conflict, transportation accidents or natural disasters may experience trauma or stress. Routine overseas assignments and significantly the repatriation process itself may also cause workers trauma or stress.



 

  • Investing in experience: Working for today and tomorrow

    The Investing in Experience guide is designed for senior leaders, human resource managers and front line managers to help them build age management understanding and capability. The guide provides guidance on possible actions to address workforce risks and opportunities, and provides links to checklists, fact sheets and other resources.



 

  • Legionnaires’ disease

    The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide employers with information on Legionnaires’ disease, the risk factors which contribute to contraction and advice on risk control mechanisms.



 

  • Looking after your employees during times of change

    This document provides guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) to integrate work health and safety (WHS) and risk management into corporate planning during times of organisational change.



 


 


 

  • Major Hazard facilities - Safety management System

    This booklet provides guidance on key principles and issues to be taken into account when planning, implementing and maintaining an effective safety management system (SMS) at a major hazard facility (MHF) that is subject to Commonwealth legislation.



 

  • Major hazard facilities - Safety report

    This publication provides the employer with guidance on how to prepare a safety report outline and the final safety report for an MHF, which are both requirements of the regulations.



 

  • Managing Difficult Conversations and Providing Feedback

    When identifying inappropriate or harmful behaviour, line managers, the human resources area or the employee assistance program provider are able to give advice on the best ways to provide colleagues with feedback. The following fact sheet may help in preparing for these difficult conversations.



 

  • My Safety Rules Card

    The My Safety Rules is a small plastic card that is designed to attach to a key ring as a reminder for workers of some key safety messages.



 


 

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