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[ARCHIVED] Civilsafe [online] : employee health and safety handbook

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Internet only - free access
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Adelaide, S. Aust.: Civil Construction Occupational Health and Safety Committee
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Publications previously produced by SafeWork SA and WorkCoverSA, referencing superseded South Australian legislation, are made available online via this Library catalogue.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. 

Provides general information about health and safety issues relevant to civil construction work. Includes : Your OHS responsiblities; Your employers OHS responsbilities; Hazard management; Incident/Accident reporting; Workers compensation and Rehabilitation; and Sub-contractors and visitors. Discusses some hazards in civil construction : Excavation and trenching; Working with lasers; Working near plant; Traffic management; Working near services; Lifting and slinging; Operating plant; Plant maintenance; Isolation (lock-out) procedures; Working at height; Ladders, Confined space work; Electrical equipment (portable); Manual handling; Compressed air; Hazardous substances; Personal protective equipment; Heat stress; Personal hygiene; Sunburn and skin cancer; Emergencies/Fire; First aid; and Drugs and alcohol.
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