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Compliance code [online] : communicating occupational health and safety across languages

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Internet only - free access
Edition:
1st ed.
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Length:
24 p.
Publisher:
Melbourne, Vic.: WorkSafe Victoria
Year:
2008
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
Aims to provide practical guidance to help employers comply with duties for communicating occupational health and safety (OHS) across languages. Covers workplaces with employees whose language skills require the use of languages other than English to understand information, receive training and participate in consultation. Practical guidance is given on: - identifying language groups within the workforce - techniques for communicating across languages - suitable approaches to providing information and undertaking consultation - using translators, interpreters and bilingual staff - effective ways to provide training This compliance code replaces the Victorian Code of Practice No.16 (1992) Provision of Occupational Health and Safety Information in Languages Other Than English.
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