Posts Tagged ‘guidelines’

SafeWork Australia publishes new precast concrete guidelines

SafeWork Australia has published new guidelines regarding prefabricated and tilt-up concrete. This new guide available from the SafeWork Australia website is designed for PCBUs to manage and minimize risks while working with prefabricated concrete on the worksite. Prefabricated or precast concrete, is any concrete manufactured anywhere other than its intended place of installation. Prefabricated (manufactured…

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SafeWork Australia publishes new silica guidelines

SafeWork Australia has published new guideline materials for working with silica based products in the aim of preventing further development of the occupational lung disease silicosis. These guidelines come following a recent surge in Silicosis diagnoses within Australia, for a total of 260 confirmed cases across the nation. Queensland in particular accounts for almost two…

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