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Information sheets

HIA information sheets cover a wide range of industry topics. Prepared by HIA information specialists, they are designed to help HIA members answer questions about a variety of complex areas. You can search by category. Members can also talk to HIA for additional help and support.


  • Confined spaces

    Confined spaces pose dangers because they are usually not designed to be areas where people work

  • Pocket Guide to Construction Safety

    The Construction Industry is one of NSW’s highest risk industries. Every year, too many workers are killed or injured on NSW constructions sites.

  • Return to work programs

    A return to work (RTW) program is the formal plan that outlines general procedures for handling work related injury or illness

  • Scaffolding Requirements - NSW (348KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet is aimed at reminding builders and contractors in the housing industry of the requirements for scaffolding and where you can go for further assistance.

  • WHS Codes of Practice and Guidance Material - NSW (157KB)

    A Code of Practice and guidance material should always be followed unless there is an alternative course of action that achieves the same or a better standard of health, safety and welfare in the workplace.