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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: 1654


Homogenous workplaces - frequently asked questions

PDF File, 29.0 KB | Asset ID: 209741

Answers to frequently asked question about homogenous workplaces.


Horse stables and track riding safety

PDF File, 718.9 KB | Asset ID: 211239

A guide for employers and workers about effective solutions for safe stables and training facilities.


Horticulture safety guide - emergency response

PDF File, 1.7 MB | Asset ID: 211240

The emergency response section of the horticulture safety guide.


Horticulture safety guide - environment

PDF File, 3.8 MB | Asset ID: 211241

The environment response section of the horticulture safety guide.


Horticulture safety guide - general information

PDF File, 561.0 KB | Asset ID: 211242

The general information section of the horticulture safety guide.


Horticulture safety guide - hazards

PDF File, 5.3 MB | Asset ID: 211243

The hazards section of the horticulture safety guide.


Horticulture safety guide - introduction

PDF File, 788.1 KB | Asset ID: 211244

A guide for the horticulture industry in the Murray Valley to improve Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) by; providing information about how to assess hazards and improve safety in the workplace.


Horticulture safety guide - policies and procedures

PDF File, 5.2 MB | Asset ID: 211245

The policies and procedures section of the horticulture safety guide.


Hospital direct - equipment order form

MS Word Document, 506.5 KB | Asset ID: 210619

A medical supplies order form for patients who are to be discharged from hospital but require equipment for their own use.


Hospital discharge continence prescription form

PDF File, 300.5 KB | Asset ID: 210535

This community continence prescription form provides assistance with hospital discharge. Used by hospital continence nurses to request continence equipment for WorkSafe Victoria workers.


Hospital occupational therapist: Home modifications assessment form

MS Word Document, 1.2 MB | Asset ID: 210621

A form for occupational therapists providing home modifications assessment services. Home modifications assessments are for injured workers who require home modifications as a result of a work related injury.


Hospitality - preventing burns: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 284.0 KB | Asset ID: 210703

Problems, risks and solutions for workers in hospitality on preventing burns.


Hospitality - preventing falls through cellar trapdoors: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 467.0 KB | Asset ID: 210704

Problems, risks and solutions to prevent workers and pedestrians from falling through a cellar rap door that has been left open in busy or public areas.


Host employer induction checklist: Safety management systems guide for labour hire agencies

MS Word Document, 61.1 KB | Asset ID: 215667

A checklist for host employers to use to ensure that new workers are thoroughly inducted to the host workplace.


Host employers: Managing the safety of labour hire workers

PDF File, 127.7 KB | Asset ID: 208101

Advice for the host employer on managing the safety of labour hirers and offers clarification about OHS responsibilities.


Household help request - treating practitioner advice

MS Word Document, 401.5 KB | Asset ID: 210622

Application form for treating medical practitioners to request household help for an injured worker as result of a workplace injury.


Household help services fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 82.2 KB | Asset ID: 207468

WorkSafe's household services fee schedule for 2016.


Household help services fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 310.1 KB | Asset ID: 212038

WorkSafe's household services fee schedule for 2017.


Household help services policy

PDF File, 320.0 KB | Asset ID: 212797

Guidelines for household help services for injured workers.


How to conduct a safety assessment: Information for operators of prescribed mines

PDF File, 906.9 KB | Asset ID: 212892

A guide for mine operators in conducting and documenting a safety assessment.


How to make a claim for payments following a work-related death

PDF File, 102.4 KB | Asset ID: 210143

Information about how to apply for support and financial assistance from WorkSafe Victoria for dependents of a worker who has died as a result of a work-related injury or illness.


How to make a complaint form

PDF File, 300.1 KB | Asset ID: 207941

An outline of the WorkSafe complaint process, including a complaint form for use.


How WorkSafe applies the law in relation to identifying and understanding hazards and risks

PDF File, 68.3 KB | Asset ID: 207873

Details on WorkSafe's position that there is an obligation to take all reasonable steps to identify and understand hazards and risks to health and safety.


How WorkSafe applies the law in relation to reasonably practicable

PDF File, 66.6 KB | Asset ID: 207859

Details on WorkSafe's position on what reasonably practicable means in context of duty holders meeting their obligations.


Hydrofluoric acid

PDF File, 179.8 KB | Asset ID: 210705

Advice on using hydrofluoric acid safely to prevent exposure to eyes and skin in the workplace.


Identification and control of asbestos in workplaces

PDF File, 198.7 KB | Asset ID: 211176

A guide for employers and persons with management or control of workplaces to identify and control risks associated with asbestos.


Identification form - natural person

PDF File, 173.5 KB | Asset ID: 211875

A form used to provide proof of identification (natural person) to WorkSafe.


Identification form - non individual

PDF File, 113.4 KB | Asset ID: 211876

A form used to provide proof of identification (non individuals) to WorkSafe.


Identifying faulty portable electrical tools and equipment: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 236.0 KB | Asset ID: 210706

Problems, risks and solutions for detecting damaged or faulty portable electrical tools in the workplace.


If you are injured at work (self-insured) brochure

PDF File, 5.0 MB | Asset ID: 208303

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness for self-insurer employees.


If you are injured at work poster

PDF File, 5.0 MB | Asset ID: 209520

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness.


If you are injured at work poster - Arabic

PDF File, 342.5 KB | Asset ID: 210708

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Arabic).


If you are injured at work poster - Cantonese

PDF File, 482.8 KB | Asset ID: 210709

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Cantonese).


If you are injured at work poster - Greek

PDF File, 280.5 KB | Asset ID: 210710

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Greek).


If you are injured at work poster - Italian

PDF File, 253.2 KB | Asset ID: 210711

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Italian).


If you are injured at work poster - Macedonian

PDF File, 328.6 KB | Asset ID: 210712

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Macedonian).


If you are injured at work poster - Mandarin

PDF File, 691.8 KB | Asset ID: 210713

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Mandarin).


If you are injured at work poster - Serbian

PDF File, 327.9 KB | Asset ID: 210714

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Serbian).


If you are injured at work poster - Spanish

PDF File, 254.6 KB | Asset ID: 210715

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Spanish).


If you are injured at work poster - Turkish

PDF File, 289.3 KB | Asset ID: 210716

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Turkish).


If you are injured at work poster - Vietnamese

PDF File, 270.6 KB | Asset ID: 210717

Steps to follow for work-related injury or illness (in Vietnamese).


Image release form for organisation and individuals

PDF File, 58.7 KB | Asset ID: 208812

A form to grant permission to WorkSafe Victoria (including agents and others working its under its authority), to have full and free use of any photographs or video recordings.


Impairment (sections 98C and E) protocol

PDF File, 91.3 KB | Asset ID: 210720

Information on impairment protocol section 98C and E.


Impairment protocol solicitor inquiry form

PDF File, 58.3 KB | Asset ID: 210599

Impairment protocol solicitor inquiry form.


Impairment protocol: Sample

MS Word Document, 44.0 KB | Asset ID: 210582

Sample impairment protocol form for injured workers.


Impairment protocols fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 44.4 KB | Asset ID: 207469

WorkSafe's impairment protocols fee schedule for 2017


Impairment protocols fee schedule for 2018

PDF File, 147.0 KB | Asset ID: 217209

WorkSafe's impairment protocols fee schedule for 2018


Impairment protocols: Explanatory memorandum

PDF File, 115.4 KB | Asset ID: 210721

An explanatory memorandum detailing impairment protocols.


Important return to work information form

MS Word Document, 135.7 KB | Asset ID: 210591

Return to work information form for employers to give to workers. Employers who use this form will be complying with their obligations as employers under the return to work coordinator toolkit.


Imported cranes compliance communique

PDF File, 156.7 KB | Asset ID: 211433

Communique to the construction industry about imported cranes.


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