Employers have a duty of care to provide workers with a safe workplace, free of hazards and risks to health.Similarly, workers have a duty of care to ensure that they work in a manner that is not harmful to their own health and safety and the health and safety of others.Workers don’t have to be full-time – they can be part-time or casual workers or employment arrangements.

Safe Work Australia is an Australian Government statutory agency established in 2009, with the primary responsibility of improving work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia.



WorkHealth checks are convenient, easy and confidential health assessments conducted in your workplace. Each check takes around 15 mins and participants receive immediate feedback and advice based on their results. The Union is keen to get transport workers involved in this important program. For more information click on the the link below, or call the Union on 1300727614.

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