Preventing harm and injury at work
'Persons conducting a business or undertaking’ (PCBUs) have a primary duty to manage workplace health and safety by eliminating risks as much as is reasonably practicable.
Workplace inspections help prevent work-related injury and illness and are an important part of an effective health and safety management system
A psychosocial hazard is any occupational hazard that affects the psychological and physical wellbeing of workers.
Physical hazards are factors or conditions within the environment that can harm your health.
A hazardous chemical can be a solid, liquid or gas and be a pure substance, consisting of one ingredient, or a mixture of substances.
Ergonomic hazards are physical factors in the environment that may cause musculoskeletal injuries.
Biological hazards are organic substances that pose a threat to the health of people and other living organisms.
Virtual office can help you identify ergonomic health and safety risks and common hazards found in office-based workplaces.
Health monitoring is required because, if unchecked, routine exposure to hazardous substances can cause severe health issues including disease, injury or illness.