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Welcome to the 19 October edition of SafetyNet.  

We hope you find this week's journal useful and interesting. Feel free to share it, and please, encourage others in your workplace to subscribe.

For OHS news and helpful information visit We Are Union: OHS Reps Facebook page, or for advice, Ask Renata

Union News

Working in a flood affected area?

Links to practical guidance on mitigating flood-related risk.


ASK RENATA - Do workplaces still need to have a COVIDSafe Plan?

COVID Update

Regulator News

Worksafe campaign - overhead powerlines


New newsletter for health care workers

WorkSafe's Corporate Plan


1.2 million dollar fine for assault

20k fine for unguarded solar installation

International News

Europe's 'patchy commitment' to workplace safety


Domestic violence a 'major OHS issue'


HSR Conference 2022

OHS Team

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