Contents

Shearing Occupational Health & Safety Guides

Managing Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety Law

Managing Workers Compensation, Injury Management and Rehabilitation

Workers Compensation Law

Shearing Shed

Machinery & Equipment

Sheep

Working environment

Hazardous substances and dangerous goods

Work

Health

Emergency response and first aid

Amenities, accommodation & travel

Further information

Definitions

First aid

The key requirements for shearing first aid are sufficient wound dressing and bandaging to stop major blood flow from major cuts for the whole of an arm, eye wash kits and antiseptic, and the location of a telephone and directions to the particular shed.  

Online Resources
Resource Directions Description Type
First aid in the workplace - Code of Practice: WorkSafe VIC* Click on the title to the left
* Go to 'Forms & Publications' - situated in the top drop down menu bar on the WorkSafe Vic homepage
* Search 'First aid in the workplace' in 'search publications' - situated on the right hand side of the WorkSafe Vic Forms & Publications page.
* Select 'First Aid in the Workplace (Code of Practice No.18, 1995)'
Link
First Aid in the Workplace: WorkCover NSW* Click on title to the left
* Select/click on 'Publications' - situated in the left hand side menu on the WorkCover NSW homepage
* Search 'First aid' in 'Search Publications' - situated on the right hand side of the WorkCover NSW Publications Page
* Select 'First Aid in the Workplace'
Link
First aid in the workplace: WorkSafe VIC Compliance Code* Click on the title to the left
* Select/Click on 'Forms & Publications' - situated in the top drop down menu on the WorkSafe Victoria homepage
* Search 'First aid in the workplace' in 'Search Forms & Publications' - situated on the left hand side of the WorkSafe Victoria forms & publications page
* Select 'First aid in the workplace'
Link