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

SCAA Occupational Health & Safety Resource Pack - New South Wales

Online Resources
Resource Directions Description Type
What this Resource Pack is About - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackThis resource pack contains information about your responsibilities in providing a safe place of work and a range of tools to help you meet those responsibilities.Link
Health & Safety Law - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackThis section is about the safety laws in NSW and what you have to do to meet the requirements of those laws. Part 1 deals with the laws that focus on prevention of injuries. Part 2 deals with the laws that focus on what needs to be done when injuries occur.Link
Managing Health & Safety - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackThis section of the resource pack explains the principles behind OHS management. It explains what hazard and risk management means and then provides guidance on how to put hazard management into practice in the wool shed.Link
Managing Hazards - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackAn OHS management system provides a framework for managing safety. One part or element of the OHS management system deals with the management of the hazards in the shearing shed.
This section is about the identification of those hazards, assessing how important they are and deciding what to do about them.
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Putting Hazard Managment into Practice - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackThis section is about putting hazard management into practice.Link
Managing Shed Safety - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackThis chart summarises the approach you can take to managing shed safety during a contract.Link
The Shearing Ready Shed Checklist - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackYour aim is for the shearing team to always arrive at “Shearing-Ready Shed” and for shearing to run as smoothly as possible.

Send the letter and checklist in this section to work with the Woolgrower when the contract is arranged to ensure the shed is ready for shearing when the team arrives.
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Letter to the Woolgrower - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackLink
Day of Shearing Checklist - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackJust before shearing commences you should undertake a site inspection. It would be a great help if the woolgrower could participate in this.
The woolgrower should have previously completed a Shearing Ready Shed Checklist.
The Pre-Start Checklist enables you to confirm the Shearing-Ready status of the shed and check your OHS arrangements.
Remember to involve members of the shearing team.
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Start of Shed Talk - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackJust before shearing commences you should undertake induction training for the shearing team. The checksheet helps to ensure all the important elements of the induction training are covered. Make sure you note who attended the talk.
You should have previously completed a Shearing Ready Shed and Day of Shearing Checklist.
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Shed Cut Out Safety Review Checklist - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackWhen shearing is finished it is worth thinking about how well everything went. In particular, it is worth thinking about how safety could be improved for the next shearing.
It would be a great help if the woolgrower and a worker representative could participate in this.
Remember to involve members of the shearing team.
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Injury Register - SCAA NSW OHS Resource PackLink