Change Log

All policies, requirements, processes, forms and bulletins that are updated and published on this website will also be listed below in the year and month in which they occurred.

Please note the linked documents in earlier years may return an error message if they have been withdrawn or superseded during subsequent years.

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2022 Change log

Publish Date Document titleVersion Change details
December
9thWorkplace Adjustments: Privacy Collection Noticen/aNew guidance has been uploaded.
7thAutomated External Defibrillators Registern/aThe AED/Defibrillator register spreadsheet has been updated.
-  New AED added to Southbank campus (Building 141- Conservatorium of Music)
5thHSR Listn/aHSR list for the Faculty of Arts has been updated.
- HSR's role was made redundant,  hence, will no longer be the HSR.
1st Automated External Defibrillators Registern/aThe AED/Defibrillator register spreadsheet has been updated.
-  New AED added to Southbank campus (Building 876)
November
30thTravel and off-campus workn/aContent for international travel has been updated.
- The line of  'Travel vaccinations may be required depending on your travel plans.' has been removed from the content.
29th Automated External Defibrillators Registern/aThe revised AED/Defibrillator register spreadsheet has been updated.
- Formatting has changed.
28th

WorkSafe Worker's injury claim form

n/aWorker’s Injury Claim Form has been updated.

- On 1 September 2022, the arbitration service was introduced, and ACCS changed its name to WIC.
- As a result of the changes, the following document has been updated to replace ACCS with WIC and update WIC web address to wic.vic.gov.au
28th

If you are injured at work poster

n/a‘If you are injured at work’ poster has been updated.

- On 1 September 2022, the arbitration service was introduced, and ACCS changed its name to WIC.
- As a result of the changes, the following document has been updated to replace ACCS with WIC and update WIC web address to wic.vic.gov.au
25thAEDs first aid kits containing anaphylaxis medications - DRAFT  11 November 2022n/aConsultation closed at 4pm, November 25th.
24thHSR Listn/aHSR stepped down:
- Melbourne Medical School - St Vincent’s
23rdHSR Listn/aNew HSR elected:
Faculty of Science - Biosciences 1, 2 & 3.
22nd HSR Listn/aHSR list for Bio21 has been updated (HSR stepped down).
18thHSR Listn/aHSR list for  FEIT has been updated.
- Removed duplicated list: Replaced Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Electrical Mechanical ad Infrastructure Engineering (A).
17thHazardous manual handling risk assessment2.2Document updated;
Spelling errors have been fixed.
17thHealth and safety hazardous manual handling requirements1.1Document updated;
Broken links have been fixed.
16th First aid supplies and AEDsn/aThe workflow on how to purchase Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) has been updated.
11thAEDs first aid kits containing anaphylaxis medications - DRAFT  11 November 2022draftDraft document open for consultation
10thFirst aid supplies and AEDsn/aInspection Process (Sign Up):
Process & Responsibilities document added
3rd HSR Listn/aHSR re-elected:
Research, Innovation & Commercialisation - Parkville
October
31stHSR Listn/aHSR re-elected:
Faculty of Fine Arts and Music: Film & Television
31stHSR Listn/aMelbourne Medical School - Royal Children's Hospital:

None were received for the call for nominations held in October 2022
24thFirst Aid Kit Basic Contents1.3Document reviewed and updated:
1. Added sentence “The remote location module will be used alongside the basic kit for field trips.”
2. Added section Hydrofluoric Acid Module.
3. Added sentence "No personal medicines are to be stored in first aid kits. Any administration of medication from a first aid kit will be subject to direction from responding emergency personnel.”
4. Added sentence “and/or access to eye wash station” in the eye wash module.
24thFirst Aid Assessment Samples1.3Document reviewed and updated:
1. The Blue header box for all examples has been updated to be more specific to the various example.
2. Added sentence: Emergency eyewash station or eyewash bottle.
24thFirst Aid Assessment Template1.3Document reviewed and updated:
- The title of the form has been changed to First aid assessment template.
- Added specialist modules to the checklist.
24th First Aid Requirements1.3Document reviewed and updated:
1. Footnote added, “Areas including laboratories, workshops, art studios and commercial kitchens may be grouped for first aid assessments.”
2. Added sentence “No personal medicines should be stored in first aid kits.”
21stWorkCover Claim Guide1.0Updated document;
- WorkSafe Victoria’s new listed address and phone number have been included.
21stImportant Return To Work Informationn/aUpdated document;
- WorkSafe Victoria’s new listed address and phone number have been included.
12th UoM Health and Safety Training Matrix 5.0 - Updated training module titles to reflect the current state of TrainME;
- Updated the training numbers for the superseded HLT first aid training courses;
- Changed the Health and Safety Representative (HSR) training modules to R (Recommended) instead of “HSR”.
- Removed mention of outdated training modules on TrainME, including Health and Safety Roles and Responsibilities for Executives;
10th Safety Contacts - MDHS n/a Updated Department  Radiation Safety Officers (DRSO) contacts in MDHS.
- Melbourne Dental School (MDS)
- Melbourne Dental Clinic (MDC)
10th HSR list n/a New HSR;
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology - Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (B)
September
30th Confined space identification and risk assessment form 1.2 Document reviewed with no changes.
Footer update.
30th Fire extinguisher 2.0 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Training requirements template 1.2 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Steel storage racking guidance 1.1 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Sample laboratory notebook 1.3 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Risk register example biological laboratory 1.2 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th health and safety risk register example office 1.2 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Health & Safety risk register form 1.2 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Example risk register - workshop 1.2 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Example risk register - chemical laboratory 1.2 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Risk Matrix and Definitions 1.2 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Medical questionnaire for off campus activities 1.1 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
30th Health & Safety: Spill management requirements 1.3 Document reviewed;
Footer, Date, Position title updated
21st HSR List n/a New HSR;
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology - Electrical and Electronic Engineering
20th HSR List n/a HSR ending term updated;
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

HSR re-elected;
Science - Chemistry
16th Automated External Defibrillators Register n/a New AED for 200 and 202 Berkeley St (Building 260)
16th Automated External Defibrillators Register  n/a New AED for Melbourne Graduate School of Education (Building 278)
12th NAT AS Certificate of Approval n/a Certificate of Approval valid from 1 October 2022 to 13 July 2023.
2nd Health & Safety Action plan 1.1 Document withdrawn from publication.
August
31st Witness record of events form 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
31st Guide to chemical risk hierarchy of control 1.2 Document reviewed, no changes.
31st Respiratory protective equipment selection and use 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
31st Confined space entry permit sample 1.4 Document reviewed, no changes.
31st Health & Safety: Training requirements 1.2 Document reviewed, no changes.
31st Labelling contents of pipes, conduits and ducts 1.2 Document reviewed, no changes.
31st External resources page n/a Renamed Standards and Compliance
26th GoldFFX quick help labels 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
26th GoldFFX quick help emergency response 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
26th GoldFFX finding SDS 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
26th Completing a health and safety risk register 1.2 Document reviewed, no changes.
25th Health and Safety Community list n/a Health and Safety professional list have been updated.

- Science
22nd HSR List n/a Science HSR election callout;

- Outcome updated.
18th Automated External Defibrillator update n/a AEDs for Building 106 (Law building) have been added to the spreadsheet.

- Ground floor, and Level 6 foyer
15th Business Partner Contacts n/a Website content update

- Strategy and Culture have been removed from the Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio and moved to  Chancellery
9th HSR List n/a HSR re-elected:

- Science - BioSciences Teaching
4th First aid kit basic contents - DRAFT 2 August 2022 draft Draft document open for consultation.
4th First aid assessment samples DRAFT 2August2022.docx draft Draft document open for consultation.
4th First aid assessment form - DRAFT 2 August 2022 draft Draft document open for consultation.
4th Health and Safety: First aid requirements - DRAFT 2 August 2022 draft Draft document open for consultation.
4th Occupational health surveillance requirements matrix n/a

The link to the monitoring protocol in the Health Surveillance Requirements Matrix pdf has been updated.

3rd Safety Contacts - MDHS n/a Updated Department  Radiation Safety Officers (DRSO) contacts in MDHS.
July
22nd COO Portfolio Business Partner contacts page n/a Strategy and Culture business partner list added to the COO Portfolio list.
22nd Strategy and Culture Business Partner contacts page n/a Strategy and Culture Business Partner contacts page removed from publication.
Contact details added to COO Portfolio Business Partner contacts page.
22nd Automated external defibrillators campus locations n/a Document updated.
- Hawthorn campus added.
22nd Health & Safety: Plant register 1.2 Document updated.
- Required information fields and Optional record-keeping fields.
15th Management licence schedules 1.4 Document reviewed, no changes.
15th HS Developing and Maintaining Cyclic Events Checklist 1.2 Document reviewed.
- No changes. Position title in footer updated.
15th Eye Protective Equipment Selection and Use 1.2 Document reviewed.
- Position title in footer updated. No change in AS/NZ standards 1337.
15th External Feedback Requirements 1.2 Document reviewed.
- Position title in footer updated/ added Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Policy link.
12th GoldFFX quick help labels 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
12th GoldFFX finding SDS 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
12th GoldFFX quick help emergency response 1.1 Document reviewed, no changes.
12th UoM Health and Safety Training Matrix DRAFT - 12 JULY 2022 draft New document up for consultation.
June
23rd 2022-01 OHSC Minutes - Final n/a New document.
22nd 2022-01 HSR Meeting - Minutes n/a New document.
22nd 2022-01 HSR Meeting - Agenda n/a New document.
21st Chemical inventory form 2.1 The revised chemical inventory form has been uploaded.
21st Health and Safety Induction Checklist 1.3 Revised Health & Safety Induction Checklist document:
- The requirement for emergency procedures  (emergency personnel) has been updated.
8th Health and Safety Representative election guidelines n/a Updated link on Appendix 5 (HSR election guidelines document):

- Link to the list of DWGs and elected HSRs
8th HSR List n/a

New HSR for Melbourne Graduate School of Education:

-  Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE)

May
31st WorkCover Claim Guide 1.1 Addition of Important Return to Work Information
31st Important Return to Work Information n/a New document.
30th HSR List n/a New HSR for School of Biomedical Sciences:

-  Dept of Biochemistry and Pharmacology (WEBs building)
-  Dept of Biochemistry and Pharmacology (Medical Building)
25th Health and Safety Community n/a H&S Community  (Academic) list has been updated:

Bio21 Institute - OHS Advisor
23rd HSR List n/a New HSR:

- FVAS - Parkville (Agriculture)
-  FVAS - Dookie (Agriculture)
20th Safety topics n/a New safety topic published:

Crystalline silica
18th Health and Safety Community n/a H&S Community  (Academic) list has been updated:

DRSO for (B348 / B702 - Dental School)
17th HSR List n/a Correction with the election date:

Melbourne Dental School, 2 newly elected HSRs
6th UoM COVIDSafe Plan DRAFT - 6 MAY 2022 draft Document open for consultation.
2nd HSR List n/a New HSR:
-  Engineering and Information Technology (Electrical Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (B))
April
29th OHSC meeting schedule n/a The OHSC meeting schedule for 2022 has been updated.
27th OHSC committee membership n/a The list of Members and Standing Observers has been updated.
26th HSR List n/a HSR stepped down from:
- Science (Physics)
22nd HSR List n/a Renegotiated the Department of Anatomy and Physiology in the School of Biomedical Sciences within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (FMDHS)

- Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience and the Department of Physiology no longer exist in the MDHS structure.
21st Automated external defibrillators campus locations 2.0 Document reformatted and updated to include all university campuses.
13th HSR List n/a New HSR:
-  Science (Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences).

HSR stepped down from:
- MDHS (Faculty Operations and Individual Centres B).
11th HSR List n/a New HSR:
- Science (Administration).
- MDHS (Faculty Operations and Individual Centres - Centre for Youth Mental Health).
March
24th Safety Bulletin 22/01: Japanese Encephalitis Virus 1.0 New document.
18th HSR List n/a 'Scope' column added.

DWG removed:
School of Biomedical Sciences - Pathology no longer exists in
MDHS structure.

New HSR:
Faculty Operations and Individual Centres - Centre for Youth Mental Health.
18th Consolidated feedback on Draft University COVIDSafe Plan feedback New document.
3rd OHSC Terms of reference 2.6 Updated Terms of Reference.
Proposed final version approved by the OHSC committee (Refer Meeting 3, 2021 - Item B03 ii).
3rd 2021-03 HSR Meeting - Minutes n/a New document.
February
28th HSR List n/a New HSRs:
Melbourne Dental School, 2 newly elected HSRs.

HSR stepped down from:
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (A).

Term of office date amended (missing day information) for:
School of Biomedical Sciences - MDHS Doherty.

Renegotiation:
Melbourne Dental School renegotiation the DWG to include a second HSR position.
25th 2018-01 OHSC Minutes
2018-02 OHSC Minutes
2018-03 OHSC Minutes
2018-04 OHSC Minutes
n/a Documents withdrawn from publication.

To request a copy of withdrawn OHSC minutes, email your request to Health and Safety Assist.
25th 2021-4 DRAFT OHSC Minutes n/a 2021-4 DRAFT OHSC Minutes due to be ratified at 2022-1 meeting in March.
25th 2021-2 OHSC Minutes
2021-3 OHSC Minutes
n/a New documents.
22nd Draft University COVIDSafe Plan n/a New document.
18th HSR List n/a HSR stepped down from:
Melbourne School of Health Sciences (B)
16th Building emergency information spreadsheet n/a Renamed the Building emergency resources database on the Emergency Management Community SharePoint to Building emergency information spreadsheet to reflect additional information now captured by this document.
15th HSR List n/a HSRs stepped down from:
  • Melbourne Dental Clinic
  • Melbourne Dental School
  • School of Health Sciences A

Renegotiated School of Biomedical Sciences  DWGs: Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology replaced with Biochemistry and Pharmacology (WEBs building) and Biochemistry and Pharmacology (Medical Building). The new DWG has two HSRs, previous incumbents remain the same.

Call for nominations:
  • MDHS Faculty Operations and Individual Centres A
January
7th HSR List n/a HSRs stepped down from:
  • Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (B)
  • Electrical Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (B)
7th UoM Strategic  Management Plan 2021 to 2025 1.0 Draft replaced by endorsed document.