2019 Change Log

Changes to all processes, policies, requirements, forms and bulletins updated during 2019 are listed below.

Published Document titleVersion Change details
April
15th Health & Safety: Managing spills 1.1 Updated links and formatting.
Altered monitoring requirements for radiological spill.
Additional references.
10th Health & Safety: Ionising radiation management plan 2.7 Section 4: Change to effective dose to 50 mSv annually.
10th Health & Safety: Ionising radiation requirements 1.2 Section 4.2: Change to effective dose to 50 mSv annually.
5th Health & Safety: Management licence schedules 1.1 Updated definitions to include AHPRA and “private carrier”.
5th Health & Safety: Ionising radiation management plan 2.6 Section 5: Removal of reference that website also includes non-ionising radiation.
Section 7: Referral to Health & Safety: Link to Health & Safety: Management licence schedules and table listing schedule and conditions removed.
March
27th Chemical waste collection form 1.1 Updated formatting.
15th Health & Safety: Travel and off campus requirements 1.0 Health & Safety: Travel and of campus requirements supersedes the Health & Safety: Off campus requirements.
Updated name change to reflect emphasis on travel requirements.
Minor change to definition of high-risk destinations to include: “Other specific advice from DFAT about study or academic activity provided to the University”.
15th Health & safety: Off campus requirements Superseded by Health & Safety: Travel and off campus requirements
8th Health and hazard assessment questionnaire (HHAQ) 3.8 Corrected minor spelling error.
February
22nd HSR list 1.2

Updated DWGs and HSRs for University Services:

  • Student Success
  • Stop 1 and Student Service Coordination
  • Student Administration
  • Scholarly Services South
  • Scholarly Services East
  • Scholarly Services West
  • Health and Wellbeing Services
  • ChildCare
21st Automated external defibrillators campus locations 1.4 Updates few more locations with AED 
21st Hazardous waste guidance sheet 1.3 Changes and information to align with recent updates to the Hazardous waste labels.
21st Hazardous waste labels 1.1 Amalgamation of “water soluble solvent” and “water insoluble solvent” to one hazardous waste group “hydrocarbon waste”.
Minor changes to “chlorinated waste solvent” label.
Addition of a number of other hazardous waste labels.
20th Health & Safety: Confined spaces requirements 1.0 Section 3: Updated reference to 2017 regulations.
20th Health & Safety: Personal protective equipment requirements 1.0 New document.
Supersedes Personal protective equipment – OHS requirements procedure.
20th Personal protective equipment – OHS requirements proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by Health & Safety: Personal protective equipment requirements
20th Health & Safety: Audit Workbook 1.5 Updated formatting and references to policies, requirements and processes.
19th Health & Safety: Working in isolation requirements 1.2 Section 4.1: Updated details to accessing ERMS.
19th Health & Safety: Chemical requirements 1.2 Section 3: Updated carcinogenic substance schedules.
19th Ionising radiation management guidelines 2.2 Updated front cover.
Updated formatting and links.
Section 3.2.2 Changed subheading title.
Section 3.2.2 and 3.6 added reference to the process Health & Safety – Vary radiation management licence.
Section 9.1 Changed subheading title.
19th Health & Safety: Ionising radiation requirements 1.1 Updated formatting and links.
Section 4.5.2 and 7.1 added reference to process Health & Safety - Vary radiation management licence
19th Health & Safety: Ionising radiation management plan 2.5 Updated formatting and links.
19th Health & safety: Working at heights requirements 1.1 Reformatting and updated links.
19th Safety Bulletin 2019/04: Working at heights and building roof access 1.1

Updated document.

18th Health & Safety: Consultation, representation and committee requirements 1.1 Updated formatting and links.
Section 5 References updated.
18th Health & Safety: How to renegotiate a designated work group 1.1 Updated formatting, links and references.
Section 4 More information updated.
18th Health and safety representative election guidelines 1.1 Updated formatting and links.
18th Health & Safety: Documentation requirements 1.1 Updated formatting an links.
Section 5 References updated.
13th

Health & Safety: Purchasing requirements

1.0 New document.
Supersedes Purchasing – Health and safety requirements.
13th Purchasing – Health and safety requirements n/a

Document withdrawn.
Superseded by 
Health & Safety: Purchasing requirements.

13th

Safety Bulletin 2019/3: Pre-purchase assessment

1.0 New document.
Supersedes Safety Bulletin: Pre-purchase risk assessment.
13th Safety Bulletin: Pre-purchase risk assessmentn/a

Document withdrawn.
Superseded by
Safety Bulletin 2019/3: Pre-purchase assessment

13th

Health & Safety: Australian Standards commonly used in purchasing

1.2 Updated formatting
Reviewed and updated quoted Standards.
13th Health & Safety: Pre-purchase checklist 1.1 Updated links and formatting.
13th

Facilities and amenities - OHS requirements and procedure

n/aDocument withdrawn.
12th HSR list 1.1 Update HSR for DWG Music.
12th Health & Safety: Field work guidelines 1.2 Updated links, formatting and styles.
12th Health & Safety: Field work plan 1.1 Updated formatting.
12th Health & Safety: Scientific diving requirements 1.0 New document.
Supersedes Scientific diving risk management procedure.
12th Scientific diving risk management procedure n/a Document withdrawn.
Superseded by Health & Safety: Scientific diving requirements.
12th Health & Safety: Vehicle use requirements 1.0 New document.
Supersedes Vehicle use – OHS requirements procedure.
12th Vehicle use – OHS requirements proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by Health & Safety: Vehicle use requirements.
12th Laboratory risk management requirements n/a Document withdrawn.
11th Health & Safety: Signage requirements 1.0 New document.
Supersedes Signage OHS requirements procedure.
11th Signage OHS requirements procedure n/a Document withdrawn.
Superseded by
Health & Safety: Signage requirements.
8th Health & Safety: Cooling tower requirements 1.0 New Document.
Supersedes Cooling tower risk management procedure.
8th Cooling tower risk management proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by
Health & Safety: Cooling tower requirements.
8th

Health & Safety: Cooling tower system risk classification table

1.1 Updated formatting.
8th Cooling towers - Controlling the critical risks and operational programs 1.1

Updated formatting and links.

8th Health & Safety: Unsafe plant and equipment requirements 1.0 New document.
Supersedes Unsafe plant and equipment – OHS requirements procedure.
8th Unsafe plant and equipment – OHS requirements proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by
Health & Safety: Unsafe plant and equipment requirements
8th Building emergency resources database Feb Updated information.
7th

Health & Safety: Examples of suitable lockout devices

1.1 Updated formatting and links.
7th

Health & Safety: Isolation, lockout and tag out requirements

1.0 New document.
Supersedes Isolation, lockout and tag out requirements.
7th Isolation, lockout and tag out requirementsn/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by Health & Safety: Isolation, lockout and tag out requirements.
7th Safety Bulletin 2019/02: Thermal comfort in winter – portable heaters 1.0 New document.
Supersedes Safety Bulletin 2010/01: Thermal comfort in winter.
7th Safety Bulletin 2010/01: Thermal comfort in wintern/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by Safety Bulletin 2019/02: Thermal comfort in winter – portable heaters.
7th Health & Safety: Extreme temperature requirements 1.0 New Document.
Supersedes Temperature extremes risk management procedure.
7th Temperature extremes risk management proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by Health & Safety: Extreme temperature requirements.
5th Health & Safety: Reproductive health requirements 1.0 New requirement.
Supersedes Reproductive health risk management procedure.
5th Reproductive health risk management proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by Health & Safety: Reproductive health requirements.
5th Noise hazard identification form 1.1 Updated formatting and links.
5th Health & Safety: Noise requirements 1.0 New requirements.
Supersedes Noise risk management procedure.
5th Noise risk management proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by Health & Safety: Noise requirements.
5th Laser certification checklistn/aDocument withdrawn.
5th Preparing for laser certification inspectionn/aDocument withdrawn.
5th

Non-ionising radiation risk management procedure

n/aDocument withdrawn.
5th Health & Safety: Asbestos requirements 1.0 New requirements.
Supersedes Asbestos and hazardous materials risk management procedure.
5th Asbestos and hazardous materials risk management proceduren/aDocument withdrawn.
Superseded by
Health & Safety: Asbestos requirements.
January
23rd Safety Bulletin 2019/01: Thermal Comfort and Heat Illness (Stress) 1.0 New document. Supersedes Safety Alert 2012/01: Thermal comfort and heat illness
23rd Safety Alert 2012/01: Thermal comfort and heat illness2012Document withdrawn.
Superseded by
Safety Bulletin 2019/01: Thermal Comfort and Heat Illness (Stress)
17th HSR list 1.0

New version for 2019, updated to remove HSRs for the following DGWs:

  • Legal and Risk
  • Project Services
  • Academic Services: Research and Collections
  • Academic Services: 757 Swanston Street

Updated to remove the following DGW:

  • Research, Innovation & Commercialisation (Shepparton)