Breathe Freely
Australia
Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists Chartered Society for Work Health Protection
Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists and The Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection
Managers Toolkit
Toolbox Talks & Visual Standards

A concise summary of the health hazards arising from the construction industry and how the Breathe Freely campaign aims to address them. Click on the topic to download presentation.

Site Checklists

These checklists will help you on site in managing workplace health risks in relation to the following:

Lead
Asbestos
Silica

They will help you to pinpoint weaknesses and give tips on things you need to be aware of or have in place.

Best Practice Case Studies

Supporting UK case studies from actual UK construction projects which show real benefits from control solutions putting occupational hygiene into a construction site context. The link below will take you to the Breathe Freely UK website.

Guides & Fact Sheets
Overview Brochure

A concise summary of the health hazards arising from the construction industry and how the Breathe Freely campaign aims to address them.

Protecting Workers
Health in Construction

Managing health risks and understanding how occupational hygiene fits into the construction industry.

Construction Trade Fact Sheets

Find out about the hazards and risks for specific trades including understand the hazards, control options, managing the risk and workplace exposure limits.

Management Standard
The HI Management Standard in Construction

This tool is for use by managers responsible for health and safety on construction sites. It contains instructions, 8 assessment framework tools that relate to the 6 leading indicators and finally an action plan.

What can an Occupational Hygienist help with

Understand the role of occupational hygienists and how they can help you. Health risk assessments, control measures and training and communication.

RPE Factsheet on Facial Hair

Outlines facts & best practice for the use of Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) when issued as a means of control to prevent the inhalation of hazardous substances at work where users have facial hair.

P A R T N E R S

 
Safety Regulation Group
WorkSafe WA
DNRME – Queensland Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy
Master Builders WA
QLD CFMEU Mining Division