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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


Primary producers and forestry operators frequently asked questions (FAQs): Licence to perform high risk work

PDF File, 199.6 KB | Asset ID: 215017

Answers to frequently asked questions for primary producers and forestry operators regarding high risk work.


Private hospitals policy

PDF File, 333.1 KB | Asset ID: 214188

Guidelines for services provided by private hospitals to injured workers.


Private schools inspector prompt tool and visit procedure

PDF File, 130.9 KB | Asset ID: 208579

A tool designed for inspectors to assess occupational health and safety in private schools or colleges in both general and practical workshop areas.


Production flow fluctuations: Managing risks to health and safety

PDF File, 127.0 KB | Asset ID: 212530

Common causes and consequences for production flow fluctuations and types of initiatives that can be implemented to reduce the impact on health and safety.


Project 013/014 Schools Phase III: Compliance tool and intervention protocol

PDF File, 220.3 KB | Asset ID: 209999

A compliance tool for WorkSafe inspectors when visiting government and non-government schools and for project evaluation.


Proof of identity: Licence to perform high risk work

PDF File, 27.2 KB | Asset ID: 210267

Information on proof of identity requirements for a license to perform high risk work.


Proposed OHS and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2017 response to public comment

PDF File, 535.7 KB | Asset ID: 207660

A summary of public comment and WorkSafe's responses to proposed Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2017.


Prosthetic management review: Upper extremity form

PDF File, 163.0 KB | Asset ID: 210630

A form to review prosthetic management. Personal and health information collected on this form will be retained and used for the purpose of processing, assessing and managing claims under the Accident Compensation Act 1985 by WorkSafe.


Prosthetic treatment request form

PDF File, 180.6 KB | Asset ID: 210631

A form to request treatment for TAC clients and WorkSafe Victoria workers. Personal and health information collected on this form will be retained and used for the purpose of processing, assessing and managing claims under the Accident Compensation Act 1985 by WorkSafe.


Prosthetist and orthotist services fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 262.8 KB | Asset ID: 207542

WorkSafe's prosthetist and orthotist services fee schedule for 2015.


Prosthetist and orthotist services fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 190.3 KB | Asset ID: 207541

WorkSafe's Prosthetist and orthotist services fee schedule for 2016.


Prosthetist and orthotist services fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 174.0 KB | Asset ID: 212061

WorkSafe's prosthetist and orthotist services fee schedule for 2017.


Protection of property

PDF File, 496.2 KB | Asset ID: 211263

Advice for operators of major hazard facilities (MHF) on conducting a property protection assessment.


Provider application for approval to conduct role of a return to work coordinator training program

PDF File, 123.5 KB | Asset ID: 210576

A provider approval form to conduct role of a return to work coordinator training program.


Provider registration requirements for provision of disability services

PDF File, 56.0 KB | Asset ID: 210578

Provision of disability services - provider registration requirements form.


Providing a photo of myself: Licence to perform high risk work

PDF File, 23.3 KB | Asset ID: 210242

Information on the photo requirements for a license to perform high risk work. The photo should be no more than six months old or your application will not be accepted.


Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) Form

PDF File, 127.3 KB | Asset ID: 218390

A provisional improvement notice form for health and safety representatives to record continuous or repeated contraventions.


Provisional payments following a work-related death

PDF File, 330.8 KB | Asset ID: 212401

Information concerning support and assistance to the dependants of a worker who dies as a result of a work-related injury or illness.


Psychology review form

PDF File, 94.1 KB | Asset ID: 205764

A form is to be completed by the treating psychologist on request of the agent. Item code PS109.


Psychology services fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 226.1 KB | Asset ID: 207545

WorkSafe's psychology services fee schedule for 2015.


Psychology services fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 129.7 KB | Asset ID: 207544

WorkSafe's psychology services fee schedule for 2016.


Psychology services fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 155.4 KB | Asset ID: 212062

WorkSafe's psychology services fee schedule for 2017.


Psychology services information

PDF File, 239.6 KB | Asset ID: 209847

Information on psychology services for injured workers, including WorkSafe payment.


Psychology services policy

PDF File, 316.6 KB | Asset ID: 215041

Policy information about psychology services for injured workers,


Psychology treatment notification form

PDF File, 116.1 KB | Asset ID: 205767

A form for psychologists to complete if treating an injured worker beyond four sessions.


Public guidelines for sponsorship

PDF File, 2.4 MB | Asset ID: 208008

Guidelines to help applicants who wish to apply for sponsorship from WorkSafe Victoria.


Public hospitals policy

PDF File, 409.3 KB | Asset ID: 210106

Guidelines for the provision of public hospital services to injured workers.


Public ruling: Date of effect for changes of WorkCover industry classification

PDF File, 208.0 KB | Asset ID: 209927

Information on the date of effect for changes of WorkCover industry classification under the public ruling.


Public ruling: Workplace industry classification reviews - revised date of effect

PDF File, 113.6 KB | Asset ID: 210083

Details on the Workplace Industry Classification reviews including the revised date of effect.


Purchasing or hiring a safe and efficient forklift (industrial lift truck)

PDF File, 317.3 KB | Asset ID: 211302

Advice for operators on selecting the right forklift to use in the workplace.


Q&A: Order concerning the removal of asbestos from premises damaged in the 2009 Victorian bushfire

PDF File, 259.2 KB | Asset ID: 207927

A Q&A on the order concerning the removal of asbestos from premises damaged in the 2009 Victorian bushfires.


Quad bikes - attachments, loads and towing

PDF File, 104.0 KB | Asset ID: 208033

A solution for reducing the risk of quad bikes becoming unstable and rolling over due to incorrect loading, overloading or use with attachments.


Quad bikes - Operators wearing helmets

PDF File, 286.2 KB | Asset ID: 217921

A solution for reducing the risk of quad bike operators suffering head injuries from a fall.


Quad bikes - Reducing the risks

PDF File, 1.2 MB | Asset ID: 217922

Information about reducing the risks of rollover, ejection, injuries and fatalities when operating a quad bike.


Quad bikes on farms

PDF File, 761.6 KB | Asset ID: 211264

Information about how to identify hazards and reduce the risks of rollover, ejection, injuries and fatalities when operating quad bikes on farms.


Quad bikes on farms checklist

PDF File, 859.5 KB | Asset ID: 208032

A checklist for operators of quad bikes on farms on the safety, maintenance and safety systems to be implemented for the use of quad bikes.


Quarries - preventing drivers falling from dump trucks: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 204.2 KB | Asset ID: 210795

Problems, risks and solutions to prevent drivers from falling off dump trucks on site.


Quarries: Your health and safety guide

PDF File, 702.8 KB | Asset ID: 211942

Advice to help you understand the risks of working in quarrying and will explain what you need to do to make your workplace safe.


Questions and answers: independent medical examiner quality assurance programme

PDF File, 67.3 KB | Asset ID: 210796

Questions and answer sheet for IME for quality assurance programmes. The quality assurance programme is an independent peer based and confidential WorkSafe Victoria programme designed to support more than 300 IME in more than 25 specialities.


Radiofrequency (RF) radiation checklist

MS Word Document, 33.0 KB | Asset ID: 209699

A radiofrequency (RF) radiation checklist to prevent serious injuries or illness in the workplace.


Raising the glass to safer pubs and clubs

PDF File, 160.4 KB | Asset ID: 211437

Details for employers on risks and safety solutions for lifting beer kegs in the workplace.


Rateable remuneration return self-insurance form #7

PDF File, 94.0 KB | Asset ID: 207736

A form for self-insurers to submit a rateable remuneration return.


Reach stacker licences

PDF File, 196.1 KB | Asset ID: 211324

Information about reach stacker licence requirements.


Real estate agent out-of-office safety

PDF File, 84.2 KB | Asset ID: 208225

Advice for the real estate industry to identify out-of-office work hazards, especially when agents are working alone.


Real estate: Property inspection safety

PDF File, 85.0 KB | Asset ID: 210797

Information on reducing the risk of real estate agents being confronted during property inspections.


Reasons for decision (Guidance principle IRU05)

PDF File, 27.4 KB | Asset ID: 208469

A principle providing guidance for an Internal Review Officer (“IRO”) when producing written reasons explaining the outcome on a review application.


Rebate nominees refund application letter template

MS Word Document, 25.0 KB | Asset ID: 208372

Application letter template for rebate nominees refund


Recognising dangerous goods poster

PDF File, 868.3 KB | Asset ID: 209952

A chart designed for recognising dangerous goods to determine proper segregation in road vehicles and freight containers.


Recreational scuba diving and snorkelling

PDF File, 1.1 MB | Asset ID: 212491

Advice for recreational scuba divers and members of the public on evaluating recreational scuba or snorkelling dive operations.


Recycling construction and demolition material

PDF File, 248.5 KB | Asset ID: 211265

A guide on the recycling of construction and demolition material as an important environmental initiative that reduces the demand for landfill space.


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