Campaigns

Some issues are bigger than just one workplace, and when workers across industries, across Victoria or across Australia as a whole are having their health and safety put at risk by business practices or government policies, we stand up and fight back!

You can read about our current campaigns here. If you see something that you are affected by or feel passionate about, please get in touch and find out how you can get involved to improve the lives of working people.

Industrial Manslaughter

Some bosses are getting away with manslaughter. When a worker dies due to negligence on behalf of a company and its directors, they are currently receiving a fine and no jailtime. We...
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Silica

We're calling on Safe Work Australia to update its Australian Standard for silica exposure, which was written in the 1970s and is incredibly outdated. We need to let them know that we...
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SILICA EXPOSURE CAMPAIGN

VTHC Exposure Standard - 0.025mg/m3 as an 8hr TWA. Victorian Trades Hall Council has released an approved safety standard for silica exposure. The United States have implemented a silica dust exposure standard...
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