Safety information and advice for specific industries.
Every year many construction site workers are killed or injured as a result of their work; others suffer ill health. It is important to manage risks associated with the construction work.
Demolition work includes demolishing or dismantling a structure or part of a structure that is either load bearing or related to the physical integrity of the structure.
Electrical and power
Electricity can kill or severely injure people and cause damage to property. However, you can take simple measures when working with or near electricity and electrical equipment to reduce the risk of injury to you, your workers and others around you.
Exposure to chemicals in nail salons
Chemicals are regularly used in nail salons but some of them can be highly toxic.
If you own or manage a farm, you’re responsible for ensuring the health and safety of your workers and anyone who’s affected by what they do.
Glass and glazing
If you work in glass and glazing, be aware of common hazards and how to avoid injury.
Many of the workers in the hospitality industry are considered vulnerable workers and injure themselves each year. Simple safety measures can help reduce the risk of injury in the workplace.
Injuries to construction workers on smaller building projects have been reduced in recent years however, a number of serious issues continue to affect these workers. It's important we do everything possible to reduce risks while on site.
The New South Wales manufacturing industry is one of the driving forces behind the state’s economy. It employs seven percent of all employees in the state, and produces a wide range of goods that are integral to NSW workplaces and households.
Plant nurseries have specific health and safety challenges. Information to help you overcome them.
Road freight transport
Road freight transport has two distinct sectors: hire and reward operators who transport other people’s goods, and ancillary fleet operators who operate their own fleet of vehicles to support or distribute their product.
Timber and wood
The timber and woodworking industry has one of the highest accident rates in manufacturing.The industry includes kitchen manufacturers and timber joineries, as well as wall frame and roof truss manufacturers.