Search the WorkSafe document library for printable checklists, codes of practice, forms, guides, industry standards and useful information for workers and employers.
Please note: The new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations) started on 18 June 2017. Documents from before this date do not align to the OHS Regulations 2017, but you can continue to use them as a source of practical, non-statutory guidance. Some are under review and will be updated.
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Number of documents: 1677
PDF File, 1.8 MB | Asset ID: 212029
WorkSafe's dental services fee schedule for 2017.
PDF File, 77.7 KB | Asset ID: 210676
Advice to help manage the risk of vocal fatigue at call centres.
PDF File, 226.8 KB | Asset ID: 210682
Problems, risk and solutions for lifting plant or equipment onto roofs.
PDF File, 260.5 KB | Asset ID: 209779
Clarification on the requirements for emergency lighting and exit signage on designated emergency evacuation routes on construction sites.
Ministerial directions under section 118(b) of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013
PDF File, 203.4 KB | Asset ID: 209381
The purpose of this direction is to set out the procedure to facilitate the resolution of issues that arise at a workplace between an employer and a worker concerning the worker’s return to work if there is no relevant agreed procedure for resolution of those issues.
PDF File, 40.0 KB | Asset ID: 209922
Information on homogenous workplaces under the premium public ruling.
PDF File, 3.5 MB | Asset ID: 210010
A presentation (seminar 2, part 1) providing information on major hazard incident identification.
PDF File, 5.8 MB | Asset ID: 207980
This handbook describes 12 workplace health and safety hazards that safety inspectors regularly find during visits to small businesses.
PDF File, 101.7 KB | Asset ID: 210497
A checklist for farmers to identify hazards on the farm that may cause injury or death. The law states that every farm should be a safe workplace.
PDF File, 80.4 KB | Asset ID: 209867
Information about award winner Kooka Brotha's lightweight pallet from the 2010 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
A guide to designing workplaces for safer handling of people: For health, aged care, rehabilitation and disability facilities
PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 207928
Details for the design and layout of new facilities, renovations or current workplaces at risk of contributing to injuries.
PDF File, 668.9 KB | Asset ID: 211195
A guide for employers and workers about the risks involved in falls from heights in the workplace.
PDF File, 8.4 MB | Asset ID: 210843
A guide that outlines the safe operation of hoists and assists trainees prepare for a certificate of competency assessment.
PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 211204
A guide for employers seeking to prepare an effective Risk Control Plan.
PDF File, 68.2 KB | Asset ID: 210333
Information on the safe use of glutaraldehyde for the cold disinfection of medical instruments where it is not practicable to eliminate its use.
PDF File, 795.7 KB | Asset ID: 209388
A guide to help you understand the Workplace Rehabilitation Injury and Compensation Act 2013.
PDF File, 565.8 KB | Asset ID: 211221
A guide to help you understand what has to be done about amenities and first aid at your workplace.
PDF File, 498.1 KB | Asset ID: 207993
A report on how the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) is working and what might be done to improve WorkSafe’s operations to make Victorian workplaces safer.
PDF File, 130.8 KB | Asset ID: 208433
Details about WorkSafe and how it manages regulatory functions that relate to preventing workplace and work-related deaths, injuries and illness.
PDF File, 35.0 KB | Asset ID: 207940
This form is designed to assist workers to access information relevant to their WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) claim.
PDF File, 1.4 MB | Asset ID: 209928
This order specifies the methods to be used in calculating the premiums payable by employers for WorkCover insurance policies.
PDF File, 845.7 KB | Asset ID: 215390
The Accident Compensation Act review guide by Peter Hanks QC.
PDF File, 3.1 MB | Asset ID: 215391
The Accident Compensation Act final report review by Peter Hanks QC.
PDF File, 242.8 KB | Asset ID: 207805
A report outlining the commencement date of benefits in the form of weekly payments and the claim impacts.
PDF File, 2.1 MB | Asset ID: 207809
A Bill for an Act to amend the Accident Compensation Act 1985 and the Accident Compensation (WorkCover Insurance) Act 1993, to consequentially amend certain other Acts and for other purposes.
PDF File, 95.0 KB | Asset ID: 207798
A Q&A on the Accident Compensation Bill 2009.
PDF File, 121.6 KB | Asset ID: 209829
WorkSafe's policy for service providers treating injured workers.
PDF File, 211.0 KB | Asset ID: 207390
WorkSafe's acupuncture services fee schedule for 2015.
PDF File, 122.8 KB | Asset ID: 207391
WorkSafe's acupuncture services fee schedule for 2016.
PDF File, 240.5 KB | Asset ID: 212024
WorkSafe's acupuncture services fee schedule for 2017.
PDF File, 220.1 KB | Asset ID: 210523
Apply to add a workplace to a WorkSafe insurance policy. Personal information is collected for the purpose of updating your WorkCover insurance registration.
PDF File, 233.3 KB | Asset ID: 216976
An information sheet that aims to assist employers understand the impacts of family violence in the workplace.
PDF File, 52.4 KB | Asset ID: 210220
Advice on obtaining a licence for using hazardous substance carcinogen in the workplace. Licensing allows authorities to identify users of scheduled carcinogens in laboratories and workplaces.
PDF File, 643.0 KB | Asset ID: 211345
Advice for event organisers, venue owners and suppliers regarding safety and duties of care through integrated event safety planning.
MS Word Document, 3.5 MB | Asset ID: 211346
A tool for employers in the residential aged care sector to assess internal safety management systems for handling residents.
PDF File, 429.6 KB | Asset ID: 209577
A summary of WorkSafe Agent performance for 2005/06.
PDF File, 86.1 KB | Asset ID: 209578
A summary of WorkSafe Agent performance for 2012/13.
PDF File, 116.1 KB | Asset ID: 213007
A summary of WorkSafe Agent performance for 2015/16.
MS Word Document, 109.1 KB | Asset ID: 215668
A form for labour hire agencies to use to ensure that everyone agrees what needs to be done to manage safety.
PDF File, 2.9 MB | Asset ID: 215686
ALA presentation to plaintiff lawyers.
PDF File, 25.1 KB | Asset ID: 208384
This alert highlights to employers and operators the dangers of working close to water.
PDF File, 65.5 KB | Asset ID: 208385
This alert informs employers and workers of the danger of synthetic high visibility clothing catching fire when flames or ignition sources are present.
PDF File, 60.7 KB | Asset ID: 208388
This alert highlights to owners, operators and users of mini crawler cranes the dangers of overturning.
PDF File, 43.4 KB | Asset ID: 208088
An alert to warn employers, operators and other workers about the dangers of using nail guns and provides basic advice on the control of risks.
PDF File, 39.3 KB | Asset ID: 208389
This Alert is an update of Reported deterioration of particulate filters which was issued in June 2007.
PDF File, 459.6 KB | Asset ID: 209580
This policy details the provision of services by Alfred Health to workers with severe acquired brain injury (ABI).
PDF File, 124.4 KB | Asset ID: 209581
Description coming soon.
PDF File, 228.8 KB | Asset ID: 207474
WorkSafe's allied health independent medical examinations fee schedule for 2015.
PDF File, 158.0 KB | Asset ID: 207473
WorkSafe's allied health independent medical examinations fee schedule for 2016.