Finding the answers: Researching Occupational Health and Safety.

05-10-2016

Many of our clients find us in their search for information to assist in them understanding Occupational Health and Safety requirements as well as best practice processes better. Below are some organisations (Victorian context) which we use as our reference tools (as well as continual training) to ensure we keep our knowledge current and reflective of our customers needs.

This article is designed to give you some ideas as to the key places to visit when looking for answers to OHS queries or better understanding risks.

Legislation & Australian Standards:

This is your first port of call to narrow down requirements and recognised frameworks for the development of your research or systems, some helpful sites include:

http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/

http://www.austlii.edu.au/

http://infostore.saiglobal.com/store/

Regulators and Peak Bodies:

Regulators and peak bodies publish information regularly to assist the interpretation of legislation, requirements and benchmarking of best practice processes. These are often strong, practical documents which assist in the direction of research.

http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/

http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/SWA

https://sia.org.au/

https://www.aioh.org.au/

Safety (related) Regulators:

Occupational Health and Safety is often the governing of a process to meet the specific requirements of OHS legislation, these related fields help to contextualise your research with the assistance of specified regulators in areas such as health, emergencies, environmental protection and chemicals.

http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/

http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/

http://www.ses.vic.gov.au/

http://www.delwp.vic.gov.au/

https://www.healthpromotion.org.au/

https://www.nicnas.gov.au/

https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

http://www.natroad.com.au/

If you have a question or would like to understand an area of risk, health and safety, quality or environmental management with greater depth to assist in your business decisions, please give us a call or email.

Email:    safety@safetyzone.net.au/

Phone: 1300 123 647