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Managing your safety

Managing workplace health and safety is an important part of running a business. Business' have an obligation to both employees and others working on site.

Managing your safety

Managing workplace health and safety is an important part of running a business. Business' have an obligation to both employees and others working on site.

Managing workplace health and safety is an important part of running any business today. Businesses involved in residential building work have responsibilities across a broad range of activities and have obligations to both employees of the business and others working on the site.

Working with silica

Prolonged exposure to respirable dust that contains crystalline silica can cause irreversible lung disease. Understand the risks and how to safely protect yourself and workers from exposure to hazardous levels of dust.

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Dealing with asbestos

There's no excuse for not understanding the rules and correct ways to safely remove and dispose of asbestos from residential work sites and homes. Make sure you know the latest safety rules and regulations for handling and removing asbestos.

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Falls from heights

Falls are a major cause of death and serious injury on worksites which can be prevented with robust safety guidelines and control measures. Find out how you can do more to keep your employees safe when working from heights.

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Latest changes in safety

Western Australia’s new work, health and safety laws have commenced. Find out what you need to know with the help of a range of resources, developed by HIA and tailored to the residential building industry, to assist you to understand and implement the new laws. Becoming familiar with these new requirements is important to make sure that your site, and your workers, are safe.

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Safety rules

There's no compromise when it comes to ensuring safety on your worksite. Keep up to date with changing regulations for Work, Health and Safety (WHS) with practical advice from our specialist safety team.

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No matter the size of the job, a watertight building contract is critical to protect your business, and the current climate presents a great opportunity to go digital with your contracts.

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HIA Tradepass takes the hassle out of collecting and verifying contractor business information and registrations. Developed by HIA specifically to suit the needs of residential builders.

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NSW Site Sign - Warning Asbestos Containing Material

Erect this 600x450mm warning sign at your construction-site to show that asbestos materials are present and that a licenced asbestos removalist is managing its removal. NSW signs are made from weather resistant, 5mm thick corflut...

QLD Site Sign - Warning Asbestos Containing Material

Erect this 600x450mm warning sign at your construction-site to show that asbestos materials are present and that a licenced asbestos removalist is managing its removal.

TAS Large Site Multisign - 8 In 1 Safety Sign

This large 8-in-1 multi-sign warns of potential hazards on your construction-site.

WA Site Sign - Asbestos Removal in Progress

Show that asbestos materials are present and that a licenced asbestos removalist is managing its removal with this 600x450mm warning sign at your construction site.