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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


Reasons for signing

  • Welcome to Scott Morrisons Australia, where workers don't really matter anyway. And if you are the 51% that is female, you matter less.
  • Everyone needs access to good toilet facilities when at work.
  • Everyone should have a safe and secure toilet to use

Updates

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