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The safety equipment you require will depend on the circumstances of your travel and work activities. Examples of the types of items you may require include,

  • First Aid Kit
  • Snake Bite Kit
  • Sunscreen & Insect repellent
  • Mobile Phone + car antenna
  • UHF Radio
  • Satellite Phone
  • Distress Beacon (PLB)
  • Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment (PPE)

The OH&S Division have some of these items available for hire. Please contact the OH&S Division if you would like to hire safety and emergency equipment for your travel or field work,

Working Outdoors - have you considered the following?

Pregnant?  Health Concerns?

e.g. immunodeficient, recovering from illness, severe asthmatics etc

  • You may be at higher risk from exposure to certain conditions, chemicals, biologicals and other hazards.
  • Check your risk assessment and discuss with your Supervisor, Safety Officer and health care provider.

Working Overseas

  • Do you require vaccines or malaria medication?
  • Visit your own doctor, or the UQ Health Service for medical advice.
  • Review the Australian Government Travel Advice for the Destination Country.
  • Register with the Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade via Smart Traveller.
  • What are the OH&S Regulations for the site you are visiting?