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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Welding Electrical Safety

Sets out the minimum safe work practices to ensure appropriate electrical risk controls are in place for welding and allied processes to prevent persons being electrocuted or injured by electricity or property being damaged.

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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Underground Services

For individuals undertaking work near underground services, to manage the risk of striking underground services resulting in harm to persons and damage to property, plant and equipment.

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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Testing Electrical Installations

Tests and checks to eliminate electric shock to persons and damage to equipment caused by incorrectly or poorly installed electrical equipment or wiring.

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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Single Phase Generators

To ensure a safe working environment when using a single-phase portable generator and the optimal circumstances for the operation of a 30 Milliamp (mA) Residual Current Device in fault situations.

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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Prevention of Overhead Strike

Outlines the minimum steps to be taken by construction businesses and workers when working in close proximity to live power lines in order to eliminate electrocution or electric shock to persons and damage to equipment.

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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Overhead Line Earthing

This guideline is to protect persons and equipment from hazardous voltages by establishing a systematic and safe method of maintaining non-hazardous voltage levels on transmission and distribution lines.

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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Investigation of Electrical Shock

Defines the methods that should be used by authorised electrical workers to technically inform an internal investigation following the report of actual, or suspected electrical shock in low voltage installations and or equipment.

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Apr

April Electrical Guidelines – Electrical Isolations

This guideline sets out the minimum health and safety work practices to perform electrical work involving the isolation and proving de-energisation of low voltage electrical equipment.

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Apr

April 2015 Applying ‘Fair & Just Culture’ Principles in Decision Making

A summary of the work of James Reason and Patrick Hudson, this document outlines the process involved and the benefits of applying ‘Fair and Just Culture’ principles when making decisions relating to consequence management for the construction industry.

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Apr

April 2015 Training Matrix

The Training Matrix provides a mechanism through which workforce training can be easily recorded and monitored by construction industry participants.

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Apr

April 2015 Training Needs Analysis Guideline

This guideline outlines the process involved in conducting a training needs analysis to determine any safety skills gaps within your workforce. Examples and templates are also provided.

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Apr

April 2015 Glossary of Safety Terms

This glossary brings together over 100 terms commonly used in the construction industry along with their definitions and links to further resources for information.

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Apr

April 2015 Lead Performance Indicators – Guideline

This document provides guidance to those operating in the construction industry on the benefits, development and use of lead indicators as a measure of safety performance.

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Aug

August Safety in Design

This report discusses the role of design decisions that can eliminate hazards before work commences at a construction site.

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Aug

August Health & Safety Culture

The project aims to create a framework, and assessment tool to support the measurement and benchmarking of cultural drivers of H&S in the Australian construction industry.

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Aug

8 August 2014 ACA Safety Initiative Overview

An overview of the ACA Safety Initiative, including updates on core areas such as: Safety Culture, Safety by Design, and Leadership Capabilities.

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Nov

November Collision Avoidance

Review of the Australian Constructers Association (ACA) vehicle collision avoidance (CAS) technologies matrix is examined with reference to relevant standards, which concern vehicle interaction with persons, other vehicles, stationary objects and injury mitigation technologies.

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