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Occupational safety and health

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Asbestos Policy
The policy is designed to ensure the appropriate management of any asbestos containing material in schools so as to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for students and staff.
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Injury Management and Workers Compensation Policy and Framework
This policy outlines the rights and responsibilities of staff regarding work related injuries and injury management, including details about how to lodge a Workers’ Compensation Claim and support an Injured Employee with a return to work.
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Occupational Safety and Health Policy and Procedures
This policy provides guidelines relating to occupational safety and health within the Department of Education. It outlines roles and responsibilities of employer/employee,...
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Asbestos Management Plan
The Asbestos Management Plan, in conjunction with the mandatory on-line Asbestos Awareness Training, is designed to provide school principals, workplace managers, and other relevant staff with knowledge and understanding of asbestos containing...
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Design and Technology Hazard Identification and Risk Management
Design and Technology activities present high levels of risk for injury to students and Department staff. Hazards associated with activities must be identified, and risks assessed and minimised. This policy gives guidance on this process.
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Hearing Tests Guidelines
The Department of Education has a responsibility to provide baseline hearing tests for staff who may be exposed to high levels of noise as part of their work. This guideline outlines the staff identified who require a baseline hearing test and...
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Protocols for the Management of Blood-Borne Viruses and Hepatitis A in Department Workplaces
 
Accident/Incident Investigation Form
This is link to the form contained in the Occupational Safety and Health policy. All harzards, inccidents or accidents at the workplace that have caused, or may cause injury, and the outcomes of investigations should be recorded on this form...
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Guidelines for Safe Work Practices for Educational Interpreters (AUSLAN) within the Department of Education
The Guidelines for Safe Work Practices for Educational Interpreters have been developed to encourage a consultative process at schools to minimise the risk of occupational...
Occupational safety and health
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