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Food safety – health.vic

Advice for food businesses on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Latest update: 18 March 2020

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The Food Act 1984 provides the regulatory framework for the food industry to ensure that food sold in Victoria is safe, suitable and correctly labelled.

The department shares responsibility for developing and administering food regulation with the Commonwealth and Victorian local councils, PrimeSafe and Dairy Food Safety Victoria, collaborating to promote consistent regulatory requirements in a widely dispersed and varied food industry.

Latest FSANZ food recalls and media releases

View the latest food recalls and media releases from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).

Learn more about the Food Standards Code at the FSANZ website

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Intention of the Secretary to make or vary a declaration of classes of food premises

Intention of the Secretary to make or vary a declaration of classes of food premises

The State of Victoria, through the Department of Health and Human Services, under section 19CA of the Food Act 1984, hereby

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Worker Safety in Hospitals | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Did you know that a hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work? In 2011, U.S. hospitals recorded 253,700 work-related injuries and illnesses, a rate of 6.8 work-related injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time employees. This is almost twice the rate for private industry as a whole.

OSHA created a suite of resources to help hospitals assess workplace safety needs, implement safety and health management systems, and enhance their safe patient handling programs. Preventing worker injuries not only helps workers—it also helps patients and will save resources for hospitals. Download the overview and explore the links below to learn more about the resources available.

  • Fitting Puzzle Pieces Together

    Understanding the Problem

    Hospitals are hazardous workplaces and face unique challenges that contribute to the risk of injury and illness.

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  • Management Systems

    Safety & Health Management Systems

    A safety and health management system can help build a culture of

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