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Welcome to the April 8 edition of SafetyNet, the VTHC's weekly OHS journal. We will continue to bring you the journal each week - hopefully a short-ish version next Wednesday after the Easter public holidays. 

Unfortunately another worker was killed in Victoria in the past week. 

We wish you all a safe Easter - please stay at home and do not go out unless necessary. Our messages remain: "We're all in this together" and "No worker left behind". Take the necessary precautions to stay safe and not panic. Social distancing is now a must. Many of you will have questions - we can be reached via the Ask Renata facility on the website or through the closed OHS Network Facebook page. 

Please remember that everyone at the VTHC is still available to answer queries and help in any way we can. This includes the OHS Unit, the Young Workers Centre, the Migrant Workers Centre, the Women's and Equity Team and everyone else.

To keep up to date and informed between editions of the journal, go to our We Are Union: OHS Reps Facebook page

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