OHS policy

AEU Victoria has policies on occupational health and safety issues, set by AEU branch council and annual conference. Current policies are set out below. As a member of Victorian Trades Hall and the Australian trade union movement, it also subscribes to state and federal union OHS policies.


Why OHS is important
At a time when the pressures on education workers have never been greater, safe and health working environments are core business for the AEU and should be for our reps and members too. more...

Union Charter of Workplace Rights
This ACTU policy sets out the rights and responsibilities in the provision of decent and fair health, safety, compensation and rehabilitation systems and practices in Australian workplaces. (PDF, 250KB) more...

VAGO report into management of staff OHS in schools
Branch Council Resolution 2013: August 2 more...

Asbestos in schools
Branch Council Resolution 2013: August 2 more...


Asbestos management review
Branch Council Resolution 2012: September 9 more...

DEECD OHS funding cutbacks
Branch Council Resolution 2012: September 9 more...

Nanotechonology
Branch Council Resolution, May 2011: Raises concerns about potential hazards of nanomaterials in sunscreen and recommends workplaces use nanoparticle-free products. more...



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