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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: 1673


Machinery - preventing injury when operating power presses: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 149.1 KB | Asset ID: 210732

Problems, risks and solutions for workers relying on a single safety device to prevent injury when operating high risk machinery such as a power press.


Machinery and equipment safety - an introduction: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 964.9 KB | Asset ID: 211182

An introduction handbook for workplaces that provides information about managing risks associated with using machinery and equipment.


Machinery: Circular cut-up saw safety when processing poultry

PDF File, 121.4 KB | Asset ID: 212571

Problems, risks and solutions for workers operating unguarded circular cut-up saws safety when processing poultry.


Maintaining indoor and outdoor areas in children's services: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 404.9 KB | Asset ID: 210736

Problems and solutions for workers in children's services sectors at risk for musculoskeletal injuries while maintaining indoor and outdoor areas.


Maintenance and inspection of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the agriculture industry: Information for employers

PDF File, 213.0 KB | Asset ID: 215143

A guide for employers in the agriculture industry regarding maintenance and inspection procedures for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) to ensure the plant remains safe to use.


Major hazard facilities (MHFs): Your health and safety guide

PDF File, 374.6 KB | Asset ID: 211276

Information to help you understand the risks associated with major hazard facilities and what procedures need to be followed to make the workplace safe.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2002

PDF File, 122.8 KB | Asset ID: 208176

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2002.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2003

PDF File, 116.1 KB | Asset ID: 208178

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2003.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2004

PDF File, 210.3 KB | Asset ID: 208177

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2004.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2005

PDF File, 84.8 KB | Asset ID: 208175

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2005.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2006

PDF File, 124.1 KB | Asset ID: 208174

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2006.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2007

PDF File, 118.9 KB | Asset ID: 208173

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2007.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2008

PDF File, 156.2 KB | Asset ID: 208172

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2008.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2009

PDF File, 235.2 KB | Asset ID: 208170

Report of significant incidents that occurred in Victorian major hazard facilities in 2009.


Major hazard facilities: Serious incident report 2010

PDF File, 118.1 KB | Asset ID: 208164

Report of serious incidents that occurred in major hazard facilities in Victoria during 2010.


Major hazards division safety case assessment process

PDF File, 28.3 KB | Asset ID: 209980

A diagram of the safety case assessment process in the major hazards division.


Major inspection of cranes, hoists and winches

PDF File, 202.4 KB | Asset ID: 211183

Information for employers about how to conduct major inspections of cranes, hoists and winches plus assess their suitability for ongoing safe use.


Making a complaint against private investigators form

PDF File, 643.0 KB | Asset ID: 207716

A form to provide information to WorkSafe Victoria where a private investigator or private investigation company conducting a workers compensation investigation is believed to have acted improperly or unlawfully.


Management of alcohol and drugs in mines: A handbook for the earth resources industry

PDF File, 716.4 KB | Asset ID: 211290

A handbook for mine operators and workers about the management of drugs and alcohol in mines for the safety of workers.


Management of change at a major hazard facility (MHF)

PDF File, 2.0 MB | Asset ID: 211248

Advice for operators of major hazard facilities (MHF) on management of change.


Management of electrical equipment in hazardous areas at major hazard facilities (MHFs)

PDF File, 180.7 KB | Asset ID: 210151

A guide for employers and operators of major hazard facilities on the safe management of electrical equipment in hazardous areas.


Management of hazardous substances in the hairdressing beauty industry

PDF File, 2.7 MB | Asset ID: 211291

Advice on managing the use of hazardous substances in the hairdressing and beauty industry.


Management of hazardous substances in the woodworking industry

MS Word Document, 317.0 KB | Asset ID: 210365

Guidelines for employers and employees on the safe use of hazardous substances in the woodworking industry.


Managing asbestos in workplaces: A step by step guide

PDF File, 2.5 MB | Asset ID: 211365

A guide about the management of asbestos in workplaces.


Managing chemicals in the workplace: A step by step guide

PDF File, 3.5 MB | Asset ID: 211748

A guide to help employers manage chemicals safely and to comply with the relevant aspects of the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations and the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations.


Managing domestic non-friable asbestos: Self-assessment checklist

PDF File, 394.6 KB | Asset ID: 209692

Checklist for managers and operators of facilities who receive non-friable asbestos waste from domestic sources for short term storage and disposal.


Managing health and safety in food retail: A handbook for franchise industry

PDF File, 3.8 MB | Asset ID: 211249

A handbook for franchisors about developing effective health and safety systems that franchisees can apply in the workplace.


Managing lead based paint removal

PDF File, 197.5 KB | Asset ID: 211321

Advice for employers and workers about managing the risks associated with removing lead-based paint.


Managing safety in your workplace: A step-by-step guide

PDF File, 2.5 MB | Asset ID: 208240

A step-by-step guide outlining practical tools and checklists to assist workplace safety.


Managing young workers: Your health and safety guide

PDF File, 2.0 MB | Asset ID: 207932

Guidance to help you understand how to safeguard young workers who need specific attention in the workplace.


Mandatory investigation request form - Section 131 of the OHS Act 2004

PDF File, 147.4 KB | Asset ID: 208718

A form to allow an individual, a body corporate or an unincorporated body or association and a partnership to make a request under section 131 of the OHS Act 2004.


Manual handling in the red meat industry

PDF File, 769.5 KB | Asset ID: 211250

Advice for the red meat industry about manual handling tasks and how to reduce the risk of injury.


Manual handling issues at work

PDF File, 15.4 KB | Asset ID: 210237

Guidelines for dealing with risks of manual handling in the workplace under the OHS regulations 2007.


Manual handling solutions in poultry processing

PDF File, 528.1 KB | Asset ID: 208221

Common problems, solutions and training tips for manual handling in poultry processing.


Manual handling solutions in the sawmilling industry

PDF File, 1.7 MB | Asset ID: 210740

Guidance on OHS hazards and practical solutions to reduce manual handling injury risks faced by sawmilling and timber workers.


Manual handling: A health and safety guide

PDF File, 412.3 KB | Asset ID: 208107

Advice to help you understand the problems with manual handling and what you need to do to make your workplace safe.


Manual handling: Packing and unpacking shipping containers

PDF File, 348.2 KB | Asset ID: 209558

A guide for employers about how to take a supply chain management approach to control risks associated with manually packing and unpacking shipping containers.


Manual handling: Packing and unpacking shipping containers (Chinese language version)

PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 209560

A Chinese language guide for employers about how to take a supply chain management approach to control risks associated with manually packing and unpacking shipping containers.


Manual order picking guide

PDF File, 419.8 KB | Asset ID: 208235

Guidelines on safe manual order picking to help ensure employees are able to lift items between shoulder and knee height at all times.


Manufactures and importing suppliers and suppliers of hazardous substances and dangerous goods: A step by step guide

PDF File, 1.7 MB | Asset ID: 211749

A guide to help manufacturers, importers, first suppliers, and suppliers of hazardous substances and dangerous goods with implementation of the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations and the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations.


Medical practitioner notification: Asbestos

PDF File, 44.6 KB | Asset ID: 208275

A form for asbestos removalists to detail their medical exam information for WorkSafe.


Medical practitioners independent medical examinations fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 169.9 KB | Asset ID: 207480

WorkSafe's medical practitioners independent medical examinations fee schedule for 2015.


Medical practitioners independent medical examinations fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 206.3 KB | Asset ID: 207479

WorkSafe's medical practitioners independent medical examinations fee schedule for 2016.


Medical practitioners independent medical examinations fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 396.4 KB | Asset ID: 212041

WorkSafe's medical practitioners independent medical examinations fee schedule for 2017.


Medical practitioners policy

PDF File, 488.8 KB | Asset ID: 210742

Guidelines for medical services provided by medical practitioners to injured workers.


Medical practitioners seeking approval as independent medical examiners - general practitioners

PDF File, 154.5 KB | Asset ID: 210519

A form for medical practitioners who are seeking approval to be recognised as independent medical examiners (general practitioners).


Medical practitioners seeking approval as independent medical examiners - specialists

PDF File, 226.2 KB | Asset ID: 210520

A form for medical practitioners - specialists seeking approval as independent medical examiners. This form can be directed to Transport Accident Commission and/or Worksafe Victoria.


Medical service reimbursement rates 2015

PDF File, 519.5 KB | Asset ID: 207499

WorkSafe's medical services reimbursement rates for 2015.


Medical service reimbursement rates 2015/2016

MS Excel Document, 218.1 KB | Asset ID: 207502

WorkSafe's medical services reimbursement rates for 2015/2016.


Medical service reimbursement rates 2016

PDF File, 893.0 KB | Asset ID: 207498

WorkSafe's medical services reimbursement rates for 2016.


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