Work Health & Safety
- Safe Work Australia www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au
Volunteer area -
- WorkCover NSW
- WorkCover Small Business website http://www.smallbusiness.workcover.nsw.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx – this is actually a more useful resource for sport at the local level, as it presents WHS in simple and practical terms.
- Australian Sports Commission Work Health & Safety Resource for Clubs
Support and Advice
- WorkCover info line 13 10 50
- WorkCover NSW Advisory visits – free service to help you get compliant.
- WorkCover NSW presentations – free workshops on WHS changes.
- Safe Work Australia Volunteer Assistance Line (02) 6240 4990
Sample Policies / Programs
- Snowsports NSW WHS policy. View a copy
- Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) education DVD for clubs, available on You Tube. View now
- We are preparing a brief case study on SLSNSW and the club education program they undertook. Available soon
- There are a number of private providers offering WHS training (Google search).
- Courtenell www.courtenell.com.au – Helen Webb from Gymnastics NSW attended the five-day Health and Safety training course offered by this organisation
- School of Volunteering Management – WHS workshops www.svm.edu.au/public/workshops
- WorkCover NSW training materials – available online http://www.workcover.nsw.gov.au/lawpolicy/Policiesreasearchgrants/grants/Pages/default.aspx