Some things that it is important to know about include:The cost of your trade trainingOvertime and shiftworkTrade-training on your rostered day offYour allowances for tools and travel
You can find out about your entitlements at the Fair Work Ombudsman website.
Prevention is best, however there may be times in the workplace where problems arise, and you are not sure what to do.
Communication is the key but if you are experiencing a communication breakdown in the workplace, there is help.
Reach out to your:
If you are injured at work let your employer know as soon as possible. If you are physically unable to do this yourself, a work mate, family member or friend can do this on your behalf. It is your employers responsibility to report incidents to SafeWork SA.
Speak to your supervisor or Health & Safety Representative if you have concerns about the safety at your workplace.
If you want to report a safety issue at your workplace, you can do so online or by giving SafeWorkSA a call. You can choose to remain anonymous however they can act more quickly if they have full details. Your identity can remain confidential if/when dealing with your employer.
Freecall 1800 882 661