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      Work, Health & Safety, Your Workplace and You

    The principles of health and safety is that every worker has the right to a safe and healthy work environment.

    SA Unions is committed to ensuring that everyone works in a safe and healthy environment and is dedicated to improving workplace safety.

    If you have a concern about your workplace safety, please contact SA Unions on 8279 2222.

    International Workers Memorial Day - Tributes to those who have died or been injured at work
    SA Unions says International Workers Memorial Day is the chance to remember the 132 South Australians who have been killed in work-related incidents during the past decade.  [media release.... 28/4/17]

    Politicians Putting Workers' Lives at Risk by Compromising Safety Laws
    SA Unions says politicians should stop making workers' safety a political football and fight harder to make sure people come home from work alive.  Today, International Workers' Memorial Day is a chance to reflect on the tragic losses from workplace deaths and diseases in this country. [media release... 28/4/16] 


    International Workers Memorial Day held 28 April of each year




    Life Quilt Project
    The families of South Australians who have been killed in industrial accidents have supported a project to create a special Life Quit which will tour the State to raise awareness of work safety.

    The Life Quilt Project which was launched by the Minister for Industrial Relations, Russell Wortley commemorates the lives of ten people who have tragically died as a result of workplace accidents.

    The Quilt, the stories of families and a series of short films will be used to spread awareness of the importance of safe workplaces but also the need for ongoing support for the families ...>> read on

    Life Quilt


    WHS Links
    SafeWork SA (including Asbestos Safety Action Plan) -
    VTHC WHS Reps @ Work  -
    Asbestos Diseases Society of SA Inc -
    Asbestos Victims Association -
    ACTU - WHS Campaign -
    Asbestos Awareness : ACT Government -
    Labour Start :
    Building, Asbestos and Industry -
    For the Home Renovator -
    For Asbestos Information -


    Work life balance is the relationship between your work and your life - visit SafeWork
    SA's Work Life Balance website
    for information and assistance
    to gain this balance
     ...>click here

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