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

Fitness work and conditioning

Online Resources
Resource Directions Description Type
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The Ultimate Shearers Handbook - VICTo obtain an Ultimate Shearers Pack (Handbook, DVD & Exercise rubber)

* Shearers, Shed staff, Contractors & Farmers to obtain a free copy please contact:
Sam Beechey
AWU
email: sam.beechey@awu.net.au
Ph: (03) 5145-8308
Mob: 0419 372 478
Fax: (03) 5145-8308

* Others please contact:
Michael Lawrance & Associates Pty Ltd
email: mlawrance@ncable.net.au
This book is for shearers and shed staff to help them better understand and deal with the physical demands of their work.
Shearers, like all other athletes and workers, will benefit from a better understanding of the physical demands of shearing including a better preparation.
The focus of this handbook is on the prevention of injuries and improving shearing performance. This handbook compliments the other aspects of shearing safety such as shed design.
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The Ultimate Shearers Handbook - NSWTo obtain an Ultimate Shearers Pack (Handbook, DVD & Exercise rubber)

* Shearers, Shed staff, Contractors & Farmers to obtain a free copy please contact:
Terry O'Connor
AWU
email: wagga@awu-nsw.asn.au
Ph: (02) 6931-7151
Mob: 0409 026 698
Address: 211 Edward Street,
WAGGA WAGGA. NSW. 2650

* Others please contact:
Michael Lawrance & Associates Pty Ltd
email: mlawrance@ncable.net.au
This book is for shearers and shed staff to help them better understand and deal with the physical demands of their work.
Shearers, like all other athletes and workers, will benefit from a better understanding of the physical demands of shearing including a better preparation.
The focus of this handbook is on the prevention of injuries and improving shearing performance. This handbook compliments the other aspects of shearing safety such as shed design.
PDF