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[ARCHIVED] Blood, sweat and gears [online] : occupational health & safety issues faced by women in the feminine hygiene and medical courier industries

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Internet only - free access
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Adelaide, S. Aust.: Dept. for Industrial Affairs
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{1996}
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Electronic resource
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Publications previously produced by SafeWork SA and WorkCoverSA, referencing superseded South Australian legislation, are made available online via this Library catalogue. This title may include links to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available. 

Introduces project and project aims. Covers Workplace characteristics - public image, feminine hygiene services, medical pathology courier services; Issues identified by women drivers and couriers - driving related issues, manual handling, personal safety and security including lighting and harassment; Chemicals and bio-hazardous material - codes of practice, spill kits and anti-bacterial and deodorant agents; Dealing with health and safety issues at work - consultation, intimidation, OH&S representatives. Presents findings and recommendations.

The 1994 Augusta Zadow Award Project.
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