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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: 1677


Labour hire agencies: Managing the safety of on-hired workers

PDF File, 3.2 MB | Asset ID: 208077

Details to assist labour hire agencies, group training companies and other employers who provide workers or trainees to client companies.


Labour hire agency induction checklist: Safety management systems guide for labour hire agencies

MS Word Document, 65.0 KB | Asset ID: 215665

A checklist for labour hire agencies to ensure that a worker, who is to work on a host employer's workplace, has a full understanding of the task requirements, job conditions, key people and health and safety issues at the specific workplace.


Labour hire agency OHS health check: Safety management systems guide for labour hire agencies

MS Word Document, 113.6 KB | Asset ID: 215302

A form for labour hire agencies to assess how well it understands and manages work site health and safety issues.


Labour hire and return to work: Information for employers

PDF File, 253.9 KB | Asset ID: 208332

Information for employers about labour hire and return to work obligations regarding injured workers.


Labour hire research report

PDF File, 734.9 KB | Asset ID: 207725

An ACREW report outlining the best practice models for managing joint responsibilities in the labour hire sector.


Labour hire workers: OHS rights and responsibilities

PDF File, 104.2 KB | Asset ID: 208094

Guidance information on the OHS rights and responsibilities of labour hire workers.


Land use planning near a major hazard facility (MHF)

PDF File, 453.5 KB | Asset ID: 211247

Advice on land use planning near a major hazard facility.


Late applications: Dealing with applications made more than 14 days after the decision came to the notice of the person seeking review (Guidance principle IRU02)

PDF File, 28.8 KB | Asset ID: 208456

Information concerning the process to be used by WorkSafe Victoria to deal with an internal review application which appears to have been made more than 14 days after the reviewable decision came to the notice of the applicant.


Lead - report of medical examination

PDF File, 107.2 KB | Asset ID: 211862

A form to be completed by an employer and supplied to a registered medical practitioner before a lead risk medical examination.


Lead at work

PDF File, 204.0 KB | Asset ID: 211318

A guide for employees on exposure to lead at work, the health effects of lead, and associated health monitoring of blood lead levels.


Lead: Your health and safety guide

PDF File, 581.0 KB | Asset ID: 211747

Advice to help you understand the risks involved in prolonged exposure to lead, which can have serious health effects and diminish a person's quality of life.


Leading the way: Improving health, safety and return to work in government workplaces

PDF File, 169.4 KB | Asset ID: 208180

Information about the Leading the Way strategy for supporting government agencies.


Legal liaison group membership and terms of reference

PDF File, 45.3 KB | Asset ID: 207793

A document informing the Legal Liaison Group (LLG) of changes to the membership and terms of reference of the LLG


Legal liaison group participants

PDF File, 48.9 KB | Asset ID: 209472

Legal Liaison Group participants and their contact details.


Legal liaison group: Common Law and key issues update - 14 December 2016

PDF File, 960.3 KB | Asset ID: 209483

The purpose of this information paper is to provide an update to LLG on common law related issues.


Legal liaison group: Common Law and key issues update - 7 September 2016

PDF File, 995.5 KB | Asset ID: 209481

The purpose of this information paper is to provide an update to LLG on common law related issues.


Legal liaison group: Common Law key issues and data - 15 March 2017

PDF File, 1.4 MB | Asset ID: 209485

The purpose of this information paper is to provide an update to LLG on common law related issues.


Legal liaison group: Common Law overview and key issues - 13 September 2017

PDF File, 349.1 KB | Asset ID: 215400

The purpose of this information paper is to provide an update to LLG on common law related issues.


Legal liaison group: Common Law overview and key issues - 7 June 2017

PDF File, 417.5 KB | Asset ID: 215399

The purpose of this information paper is to provide an update to LLG on common law related issues.


Legal liaison group: Electronic lodgement of S134AB applications

PDF File, 24.8 KB | Asset ID: 215692

Information about how WorkSafe will accommodate electronic lodgement of applications pursuant to section 134AB(5)(a) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 (the Act) and the accompanying documents referred to in section 134AB(5)(b) of the Act (s134AB application).


Legal liaison group: Meeting agenda - 13 September 2017

PDF File, 45.3 KB | Asset ID: 215402

Agenda for LLG meeting 13 September 2017.


Legal liaison group: Meeting agenda - 14 December 2016

PDF File, 49.7 KB | Asset ID: 209482

Agenda for LLG meeting 14 December 2016.


Legal liaison group: Meeting agenda - 15 March 2017

PDF File, 48.2 KB | Asset ID: 209484

Agenda for LLG meeting on 15 March 2017.


Legal liaison group: Meeting agenda - 7 June 2017

PDF File, 42.6 KB | Asset ID: 215401

Agenda for LLG meeting 7 June 2017.


Legal liaison group: Meeting agenda - 7 September 2016

PDF File, 50.3 KB | Asset ID: 209480

LLG meeting agenda for 7 September 2016.


Legal liaison group: Policy on time limits on plaintiff costs claims

PDF File, 26.0 KB | Asset ID: 207792

A policy in relation to claims for legal costs by Plaintiff lawyers to ensure that such claims are made in a timely manner.


Legal liaison group: Service of revocation applications

PDF File, 39.1 KB | Asset ID: 207794

An update on the preparation of a fact sheet to be provided to workers where WorkSafe is considering making a revocation application.


Legal liaison group: Taxation strategy update

PDF File, 26.4 KB | Asset ID: 209424

The purpose of this document is to provide an update to the legal liaison group on WorkSafe’s taxation strategy.


Legal liaison group: WorkSafe policy and procedures update - 18 October 2013

PDF File, 29.2 KB | Asset ID: 209429

This information paper aims to provide an update on various WorkSafe policies and procedures.


Letter to doctors requesting review of return to work arrangements: Return to work toolkit

MS Word Document, 33.0 KB | Asset ID: 215662

A letter template that suggests the type of information to provide to a worker's doctor in a cover sheet.


Licence authorising a person to manufacture explosives: Information about

PDF File, 297.0 KB | Asset ID: 209886

Advice for applicants on licensing requirements authorising the manufacture of explosives.


Licence classes: Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017

PDF File, 199.9 KB | Asset ID: 211319

Information on licensing in order to perform high risk work.


Licence for an explosives vehicle: Information about

PDF File, 295.5 KB | Asset ID: 209896

Advice for applicants on the licensing requirements for an explosive vehicle.


Licence to drive a vehicle transporting explosives: Information about

PDF File, 291.4 KB | Asset ID: 209897

Advice for applicants on the licensing requirements when driving a vehicle transporting explosives.


Licence to sell or import explosives: Information about

PDF File, 364.6 KB | Asset ID: 209887

Advice on the requirements authorising a person to sell or import explosives.


Licence to store explosives: Information about

PDF File, 304.6 KB | Asset ID: 208626

Advice for applicants on licensing requirements to store explosives.


Licence to use blasting explosives: Information about

PDF File, 294.6 KB | Asset ID: 209889

Advice for applicants on licensing requirements when using blasting explosives in the workplace.


Licensed and registered major hazard facilities (MHFs)

PDF File, 29.4 KB | Asset ID: 212512

A list of all registered major hazard facilities (MHFs).


Licensing and registration: Your health and safety guide

PDF File, 499.0 KB | Asset ID: 211945

Details to help you understand when you need a license to operate equipment or machinery in the workplace and how to get one.


Lift safety: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 121.4 KB | Asset ID: 210727

Problems, risks and solutions for using a lift safely when it malfunctions or stops working.


Lift work on construction projects: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 1005.2 KB | Asset ID: 211180

Advice for employers, employees and Health and Safety Rrepresentatives (HSRs) who have control over health and safety about controlling risks associated with lifts on construction projects.


Lifting children in/out of cots and highchairs or on/off change tables: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 1.0 MB | Asset ID: 210728

Advice for workers who may experience musculoskeletal injuries from the design, placement and characteristics of equipment that children are lifted into or onto.


Loading bricks, blocks and mortar above shoulder height

PDF File, 538.8 KB | Asset ID: 211181

Problems, risks and solutions to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries to the back, shoulder and neck when loading bricks, blocks and mortar above shoulder height.


Local exhaust ventilation - preventative maintenance: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 65.5 KB | Asset ID: 210730

Advice for workers using an inadequately maintained local exhaust ventilation system, resulting in ineffective capture of airborne contaminants.


Lock out and tagging of plant

PDF File, 255.0 KB | Asset ID: 211320

A guide to help people at workplaces develop safe isolation procedures to reduce the risk of injury while plant is being inspected, repaired, maintained, assessed, adjusted or cleaned.


Losing a loved one: The grief process

PDF File, 83.1 KB | Asset ID: 208327

Information sheet - part of a pack used following a work-related death.


Loss and grief counselling services fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 209.0 KB | Asset ID: 207485

WorkSafe's loss and grief counselling services fee schedule 2015.


Loss and grief counselling services fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 136.1 KB | Asset ID: 207484

WorkSafe's loss and grief counselling services fee schedule 2016.


Loss and grief counselling services fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 150.7 KB | Asset ID: 212044

WorkSafe's loss and grief counselling services fee schedule 2017.


Loss and grief counselling services policy

PDF File, 205.0 KB | Asset ID: 213018

Guidelines for providing loss and grief counselling services to injured workers.


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