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To: Michelle Baxter, Safe Work Australia

Workplace safety includes toilet facilities

Not all workers currently have access to clean, sanitary, safe and suitable bathrooms in Australia.

It’s a basic right, and it is an issue of health and safety that disproportionately affects women.

Sign the petition if you agree.

Why is this important?

In historically male-dominated occupations such as blue-collar trades, amenities for workers are often an afterthought or not provided at all. When they do exist, they are often very unhygienic, unsanitary, far away from the worksite, locked or in an unsafe location.

The effects are worse for women who have a wider range of needs for bathroom amenities such as menstruation, pregnancy, breastfeeding and more.

The laws that regulate bathrooms and amenities in workplaces MUST be updated to force companies and workplaces to follow the rules and provide good amenities for ALL workers.

The more support we have in this campaign, the more likely we’ll be able to force positive change and make our workplaces safer and more inclusive for everyone.

How it will be delivered

We want to achieve the maximum amount of signatures by International Toilet Day 19th November to deliver to Safe Work regulators

Updates

2021-11-25 08:33:52 +1100

We want health and safety laws in this country to mandate the minimum standards for workplace amenities to ensure they are suitable, hygienic, accessible and open – for every worker.

Please send a message below to your state and federal minister and ask them to commit to supporting the Nowhere to Go campaign.

Feel free to upload a photo of a gross toilet that you’ve experienced at work along with your message. https://www.etunational.asn.au/email_your_state_minister

2021-11-01 14:19:16 +1100

18 days until International Toilet Day and 1800 signatures! Woot. Fon't flush this opportunity to improve workplace safety down the drain. Ask your friends, family and colleagues to sign the petition too. The 10 recommendations from this paper will improve workplace conditions for all workers in Australia.

2021-10-25 17:35:37 +1100

1500 signatures and just over three weeks until International Toilet Day!! Thank you, keep talking, sharing and getting these signatures up

2021-10-13 16:14:35 +1100

1,000 signatures reached

2021-10-11 09:44:04 +1100

Yay for reaching 700 signatures!! On the leadup to International Toilet Day - 19th November, we however need more! Have you shared the petition and talked about it in your workplace? Everybody deserves dignity and fit for purpose amenities at work.

2021-09-30 15:10:14 +1000

500 signatures reached

2021-09-01 22:38:10 +1000

100 signatures reached

2021-09-01 20:46:54 +1000

Woot 50 signatures already!! Don't stop- and make sure you take time to share the post https://www.facebook.com/ETUNational/photos/a.859815127368292/4872174482798983

2021-09-01 20:40:41 +1000

50 signatures reached

2021-09-01 20:05:58 +1000

25 signatures reached

2021-09-01 19:44:19 +1000

10 signatures reached