If you could prevent a workplace accident from occurring, would you? SafeWork NSW wants you to speak up if you see something unsafe in your workplace. Here you will find tips and information to help you start a safety conversation about how to make your workplace safer, for you and the people you work with. Because no matter what you do, safety starts with you.



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Workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility. Safe Work NSW wants to encourage you to speak up if you see unsafe practices occurring in your workplace. Here you can find tips on a number of issues, including:

  • electrical work
  • falls
  • hazardous chemicals
  • manual tasks
  • machinery and equipment

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Find the risk at your work

Do you know the types of risks in your job? Use Safe Work’s Risk Radar to discover the types of risks involved in your job so you can help prevent them from occurring. Understanding the risks will help you to speak up if you see them happening in your workplace.

Making your industry safer

The Work Health and Safety Roadmap for NSW 2022 is a six-year plan to reduce fatalities and injuries in NSW workplaces. Five sector plans have been developed as part of the Roadmap, outlining the biggest harms in each sector, and how SafeWork NSW will address them.

Video safety alerts

SafeWork NSW has a range of safety information available. From working with hot oil to working with horses, handling glass sheets to unpacking shipping containers, you can watch videos about essential do's and don'ts.

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