OHS Alerts / Guidance

Current OHS Alerts and Guidance documents from the CFMEU Victoria-Tasmania OHS Unit.

  1. thumbnail Asbestos in imported building products

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  2. thumbnail Asbestos in imported cement sheet

    Tuesday,23 February 2016

  3. thumbnail Asbestos kills

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  4. thumbnail Asbestos management

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  5. thumbnail Base plates - under scaffold and formwork

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  6. thumbnail Cantilevered chariots banned

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  7. thumbnail Concrete panels on low strength slabs

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  8. thumbnail Crane collapse - cantilevered grillage

    Wednesday,09 August 2017

  9. thumbnail Crane components copy cats

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  10. thumbnail Crane mix and mash

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  11. thumbnail Dangerous goods storage

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  12. thumbnail Dirty gloves in hard hats

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  13. thumbnail Drug testing at work - consultation

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  14. thumbnail Dynamesh Danger

    Friday,01 June 2018

  15. thumbnail Edge protection and handrails - do yours comply?

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  16. thumbnail Elevated work platform modifications

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  17. thumbnail Elevated work platforms

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  18. thumbnail Elevated Work Platforms - National Alert

    Tuesday,23 February 2016

  19. thumbnail Emergency evacuation planning

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  20. thumbnail Excavator for digging - crane for lifting

    Tuesday,17 July 2018

  21. thumbnail Explosive power tools can kill

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  22. thumbnail Explosives - not in our industry

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  23. thumbnail Forklifts and Loading Bays

    Friday,07 July 2017

  24. thumbnail Fraudulent tickets (Certificates of Competency)

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  25. thumbnail Gasket material - imported product contains asbestos

    Tuesday,12 July 2016

  26. thumbnail Glass panels and high winds

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  27. thumbnail Handrail anchorage

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  28. thumbnail Hard hats - unless you don't have a head

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  29. thumbnail Hazardous Materials - Know what you're working with

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  30. thumbnail Hazardous substances - find them before they find you

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  31. thumbnail Heat policy - 35 degrees: that's enough

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  32. thumbnail Inspection of precast panels

    Friday,19 February 2016

  33. thumbnail Ladders - safe use

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  34. thumbnail Lasers - safe use

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  35. thumbnail Loading bays -time for real safety protection

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  36. thumbnail Loading platforms as 'Structural Working Platforms'

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  37. thumbnail Logbooks - follow up is crucial

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  38. thumbnail Man Box Work Requires Secondary Brake on Mobile Crane Winch Drum

    Friday,16 November 2018

  39. thumbnail Metal fume fever

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  40. thumbnail Minimum Requirements for Safe Transport and Unloading of All Precast Elements

    Tuesday,12 April 2016

  41. thumbnail Mobile cranes - manning policy

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  42. thumbnail Mobile scaffolds

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  43. thumbnail Non-flammable aerosol paints - hazard alert

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  44. thumbnail Nylon is no good

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  45. thumbnail Pigeon excreta

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  46. thumbnail Piggy back crane loads - don't do it

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  47. thumbnail Plant - are you on safe ground?

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  48. thumbnail Plasterboard carts

    Thursday,02 August 2018

  49. thumbnail Plasterboard packs - safe lifting

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  50. thumbnail Portable power tools and hand tools

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  51. thumbnail Precast and Tilt-up Concrete for Buildings - Industry Standard

    Friday,21 July 2017

  52. thumbnail Precast panel bracing

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  53. thumbnail Precast panel safety

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  54. thumbnail Prostate Cancer

    Friday,07 July 2017

  55. thumbnail Raimondi Crane Alert

    Monday,30 July 2018

  56. thumbnail Raimondi Crane Alert - rope termination assembly

    Tuesday,11 September 2018

  57. thumbnail Recycled water

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  58. thumbnail Refractory work kills

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  59. thumbnail Reusable concrete anchors = no

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  60. thumbnail Satellite concrete placing boom - failure of bolts

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  61. thumbnail Scaffold - fake test certificates

    Friday,10 February 2017

  62. thumbnail Scissor Lift - JLG model 1932R

    Friday,22 June 2018

  63. thumbnail Shoes - if the boot fits

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  64. thumbnail Silica dust dangers

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  65. thumbnail Snake alert

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  66. thumbnail Solvents and painters syndrome

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  67. thumbnail Spotters Must Be on the Ground for All EWP Operators

    Friday,02 November 2018

  68. thumbnail Static concrete boom pumps - power supply

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  69. thumbnail Stilts are for circus acts, not building sites

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  70. thumbnail Synthetic soft slings

    Friday,02 June 2017

  71. thumbnail Synthetic webbing slings

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  72. thumbnail Syringes - don't get stuck

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  73. thumbnail Tower crane access

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  74. thumbnail Tower crane Operational Safety Zones

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  75. thumbnail Tower crane operators - check your windows

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  76. thumbnail Tower Cranes - Signage on the Boom

    Wednesday,20 January 2016

  77. thumbnail Wind speeds and safe use of plant

    Thursday,21 January 2016

  78. thumbnail Yong Mao Crane Alert

    Wednesday,20 January 2016