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Document ID (ISN)110669
CIS number 10-0292
ISBN(s) 978-1-920836-36-8
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Title Guidance note - Working alone 2009
Bibliographic information Commission for occupational safety and health, 1260 Hay Street, PO Box 294, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia, 2009. PDF document, 18p.
Internet access http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/WorkSafe/PDF/Guidance_notes/working_alone.pdf [in English]
Abstract This note provides guidance for employers and workers on the management of safety and health hazards that arise from working alone, together with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements in Western Australia. Contents: definition of isolated work; planning for the safety of persons who work alone; factors that may increase the risk for persons working alone; reducing the risks; communication with isolated workers in certain industries; communication systems; additional hazards; glossary.
Descriptors (primary) Western Australia; work in isolation; safe working methods; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) Australia; communications; responsibilities of employers; safety guides; plant safety organization; glossary
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceWestern Australia
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Work design
Safety and health information
Risk evaluation