Useful safety links

Australia

Safe Work Australia    http://safeworkaustralia.gov.au/
Safe Work Australia operates as an independent statutory agency with primary responsibility to improve occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia. This site provides access to various National Safety Standards and National Safety Codes of Practice.  

Comcare    www.comcare.gov.au
Comcare works in partnership with employees and employers to reduce the human and financial costs of workplace injuries and disease in the Commonwealth jurisdiction.

NSW SafeWork     www.safework.nsw.gov.au
The NSW regulator of work health and safety. The site contains a wide range of information including media releases, safety statistics, safety alerts, safety guidelines and health bulletins.

Queensland WorkCover   www.worksafe.qld.gov.au
The Queensland regulator of workplace health and safety. The site contains a wide range of information including media releases, safety statistics, safety alerts, safety guidelines and health bulletins.

Victorian WorkCover Authority    www.worksafe.vic.gov.au
The Victorian regulator of workplace health and safety. The site contains a wide range of information including media releases, safety statistics, safety alerts, safety guidelines and health bulletins.

Austlii    www.austlii.edu.au/
Access to an extensive database of Australian legislation, regulations and court judgements.

NSW Resources Regulator    www.resourcesregulator.nsw.gov.au
The NSW Mines regulator. The site contains a wide range of information including design guides, safety alerts and safety guidelines.

International

United States Department of Labour    Occupational Safety & Health Administration
The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work     www.osha.europa.eu/en  The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.

The UK Health and Safety Executive    UK Health & Safety Executive
The Regulator for Health and Safety in the UK.

The Canadian Centre for OH&S    Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

Chemical Pocket Guide    NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG)
This guide is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.