Links and Resources
Some useful Work, Health and Safety links and resouces.
Collaboration between the International Labour Organisation and the San Diego State University. Weekly abstracts on a number of safety related topics including occupational health and safety, aged persons, children, drugs, domestic violence and many more. Relevant to many nursing disciplines. Searchable database. Free subscription.
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
A vast array of information and useful tools for safety and health at work. Searchable database. Free subscription to OSHMail to alert to new reports and information.
International Labour Organization
Information on industrial and occupational health and safety issues. Includes research reports on a number of topics.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
A division of the United States Department of Labour. Information tends to be based on US legislation. But much of the advice on managing risks can be generalised.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
A division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Good source of information.
Information on the new work health and safety laws and other topics including workers compensation.
Safe Work Australia
Commonwealth agency for work health and safety. A wide range of Australian information including statistics and reports.
NSW Ministry of Health
NSW Health policy directives and guidelines relating to work health and safety, incident management and workers compensation/injury management.
NSW Health Protecting People and Property Manual
Security manual for NSW Health. Sets out standards for security including training, duress alarms, risk control strategies for different work areas, and security audits.
NSW Health Office Accommodation Policy
This policy has been separately included due to the large number of inquiries NSWNA receives relating to inadequate offices. It does not appear in the OHS functional group of policy directives and guidelines.
Australasian Health Facility Guidelines
Guidelines on the design of health care facilities. Includes designing for safety, security and access. These are the design standards used by NSW Health. It?s also a wonderful tool for assessing the adequacy of existing facilities and identifying design deficits.
Health and Safety Executive
UK site with a range of useful WHS information. Information is based on UK legislation but is readily generalisable with respect to risk management advice.
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