OHS

How Do I Make My Workplace Safe?

Date Published: 22/05/2018 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Francesca asks:
One of my finds sliced open his hand at work over the weekend.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2018/05/22/how-do-i-make-my-workplace-safe/

I’ve been called in for a meeting about safety

Date Published: 12/09/2017 Category: Health and safety Opinion

Warren asks: I’ve been called in for a meeting tomorrow morning.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2017/09/12/ive-been-called-in-for-a-meeting-about-safety/

No One Talks To Me At work

Date Published: 01/09/2017 Category: Opinion

K asks: I have been here for two months and no one talks to me.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2017/09/01/no-one-talks-to-me-at-work/

How do I complain about unpleasant odours?

Date Published: 03/02/2015 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Eva asks: I am a cleaner and we clean toilets and showers.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2015/02/03/how-do-i-complain-about-unpleasant-odours/

What are my rights when working in heat?

Date Published: 20/10/2014 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Casey asks: I’m working at a kitchen that is non-ventilated and is already reaching 33 degrees.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2014/10/20/what-are-my-rights-when-working-in-heat/

Frequently Asked Questions

Date Published: 05/06/2013 Category: Opinion

My employer says I can’t join the union, is that true? Do I have to tell my employer if I join?
No.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2013/06/05/frequently-asked-questions/

Injury at work

Date Published: 02/06/2013 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Question posted by John: I injured the tendons in my hand at work and I had to work the next day and my hand swelled up.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2013/06/02/injury-at-work/