Communication requirements, processes and archived news items


Health & Safety: Communication requirements


Health & Safety - Communicating to staff, students, contractors and other interested parties


News and Updates

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Safety Bulletins

Safety Bulletin 20/01: Fire Danger Ratings & Fire Response
Safety Bulletin 20/02: Outdoor smoke conditions


Smart Eating Week (10th-16th February)


Working remotely (11th March)
Part of the monthly Understanding the Health and Safety Management System information sessions.

International Day of Happiness (20th March)

The University of Melbourne Influenza Vaccination Program (20th March)
The influenza program is now live. Information on eligibility, how to book an appointment, FAQs and contacts for further information are available on the Program website.


Working in isolation (23rd April)
Part of the monthly Understanding the Health and Safety Management System information sessions.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work (28th April)


Working alone
New Working alone documentation published. Supersedes Working in isolation documentation.


Safety Bulletins

Safety Bulletin 20/03: COVID-19 risks and field work

Asbestos awareness
The asbestos awareness presentation has been removed from the website as you can now undertake asbestos awareness training via TrainME.

New field work documents
Safety Bulletin 20/03: COVID-19 risks and field work
Health & Safety: Field work plans
Health & Safety: Field work guidelines

Working from home or remotely
As the working from home situation continues a new webpage has been created to provide ongoing advice on working from home or remotely. The page outlines the processes for planned and unplanned working from home. It also provides tips on maintaining your health and wellbeing while working in transit and working virtually.


New Workstation self assessment page

The Workstation self-assessment page replaces the Setting up your workstation training pages that have been removed as this training is available on TrainME under ergonomics.

The Workstation self-assessment page outlines the process of how to undertake a workstation assessment, when and how to escalate if you require further assistance from your supervisor or local Health and Safety Business Partner. It also explains how the Health and Safety Business Partner can escalate any persistent issues to the Ergonomists on the Health & Safety Specialists team.

New Injury Management pages

Check out the fresh look, updated content and new team members  on the recently overhauled Injury Management pages.

New first aid contractor

Check out our new look first aid pages, including information on our new first aid inspection and supplies contractor.


National Safe Work Month

Check out the exciting calendar of events and congratulate the talented competition winners.



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