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Workplace Health and Safety

Safe Work Australia is the national policy body responsible for the development and evaluation of the model Work Health and Safety laws. The Commonwealth, states and territories are responsible for regulating and enforcing work health and safety laws in their jurisdictions.

Here are some resources to help you be compliant:
Painters Safety Videos on Manual Handling and Chemicals

How to Create a Safe Work Method Statement for a High Risk Activity

Painters Injury HotSpots ( WorkSafe Statistics for Painters Injuries)
Painters General SWMS
Working Safely at Heights Resources
Preparing a Safe Work Method Statement
Step-by-step guide
SWMS Interactive Tool
WHS Management System for Painters
The Painters WHS Management System is designed for use as a toolkit across states and territories to help develop and review occupational safety and health management systems
National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction
Lead Paint Removal Audit Checklist
Employers and Supervisors should complete our industry specific Painters WHS Management Course, which features:
  • SMWS and JSAs for 7 industry specific tasks
  • Includes free ​WHS Management Plan
  • How to engage young workers in WHS
  • ​Risk assessment strategies
  • Industry Specific Standards and Codes of Practice
Duration: 12 hours
Availability: On-line 24/7
Cost: $250