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, 358.9 KB | Asset ID: 210650
Problems, risks and solutions for ensuring risks to workers helping other workers after a fall in the workplace are reduced or eliminated.
MS Word Document, 122.5 KB | Asset ID: 210617
A form for documenting hazards, risks and risk control measures in the workplace, to help record and prevent injuries.
PDF File, 203.2 KB | Asset ID: 208509
A pathway to guide clinicians through the clinical reasoning process required to complete a Functional Independence Review (FIR).
PDF File, 327.6 KB | Asset ID: 210678
Description coming soon.
PDF File, 234.1 KB | Asset ID: 207393
WorkSafe's attendent care services fee schedule for 2015.
PDF File, 252.8 KB | Asset ID: 207394
WorkSafe's attendant care services fee schedule for 2016.
PDF File, 407.0 KB | Asset ID: 212025
WorkSafe's attendant care services fee schedule for 2017.
PDF File, 289.8 KB | Asset ID: 209568
A fact sheet providing details about a new version of the Australian code for the transport of Dangerous Goods by Road or Rail (ADG 7.3), replacing edition 7.
PDF File, 131.2 KB | Asset ID: 211352
Information about granting and amending license assessor authorisations.
PDF File, 236.8 KB | Asset ID: 210534
This form provides WorkSafe with the authority and consent to release the medical information of a worker - form D.
MS Word Document, 38.5 KB | Asset ID: 215660
A form for return to work coordinators to fill in with an injured worker which given to the injured workers doctor so the coordinator can access information about the injury.
PDF File, 427.6 KB | Asset ID: 208208
Details on assessing and controlling OHS risks in automotive repair workshops and information on manual handling, traffic management and hoist safety.
PDF File, 193.9 KB | Asset ID: 211164
Information about the use of back belts and the reasons and evidence for why they are not a valid risk control measure for manual handling.
PDF File, 119.6 KB | Asset ID: 210675
Health and safety solutions aimed at helping bakery workers avoid getting their hands caught in bread-slicing machines.
PDF File, 179.6 KB | Asset ID: 207889
Guidelines for employers on identifying risks and situations where someone may fall from height.
PDF File, 2.3 MB | Asset ID: 211224
Information about safe cattle handling, making existing yards safer and ensuring safety features are included in the design of new yards.
PDF File, 150.3 KB | Asset ID: 210006
A submission of WorkCover Authority in relation to best practice economic and pricing principles under the Self Insurers Association Of Victoria.
PDF File, 26.6 KB | Asset ID: 210235
Information on national licensing and registration to help people work safely under the OHS regulations 2007.
PDF File, 433.9 KB | Asset ID: 215672
Information for shotfirers on a blast management plan template used in explosive blasting. This template ensures blast are well planned, protect people in the area and limit damage to the environment.
PDF File, 396.7 KB | Asset ID: 210181
Industry standard advice on developing a blast management plan to control risks from explosive blasting.
PDF File, 196.7 KB | Asset ID: 211311
Information about Boiler operation licences.
PDF File, 378.4 KB | Asset ID: 210183
A guide to assists engineers, precast concrete panel designers, principal contractors, and panel erectors with specifying and safely using anchors to connect precast and tilt-up concrete panel braces with their support bases.
PDF File, 945.8 KB | Asset ID: 210310
Information about bracket scaffolding in housing construction. If you are builder or contractor, you have obligations relating to bracket scaffolding under the health and safety regulations.
PDF File, 198.4 KB | Asset ID: 211165
A bricklaying checklist for builders and building trades contractors.
PDF File, 118.6 KB | Asset ID: 210184
Information on inspections and disposals of bridge cranes, gantry cranes and lifting accessories. The manufacturer and supplier must comply with industry standards.
PDF File, 21.8 KB | Asset ID: 209666
A checklist for builders to use when working with bracket scaffolds, based on recommendations of the AS/NZS 476.
PDF File, 52.6 KB | Asset ID: 210142
Information about WorkSafe paying for reasonable costs of burial or cremation for workers who have died as a result of a work-related injury.
PDF File, 98.0 KB | Asset ID: 207918
A bushfire recovery fact sheet for your safety that highlights the dangers and risks of a fire.
PDF File, 245.4 KB | Asset ID: 207915
Advice on how to handle bushfire affected areas which may lead to an exposure of asbestos, and how to prevent asbestos spreading and the contamination.
PDF File, 241.3 KB | Asset ID: 207920
Details on the hazards you may encounter when attempting to re-fence bushfire-affected areas.
PDF File, 244.0 KB | Asset ID: 207922
How to recycle metal and other materials from bushfire damaged properties. They must be inspected for asbestos.
PDF File, 248.8 KB | Asset ID: 207912
Instructions on using hired equipment or machinery in case of a bushfire and the dangers involved in using unsafe mobile powered equipment.
PDF File, 205.4 KB | Asset ID: 210651
Advice for knee patients on the C-Leg microprocessor knee patient evaluation protocol.
PDF File, 101.9 KB | Asset ID: 205748
A form for calculating pre-injury average weekly earnings for employers.
PDF File, 142.0 KB | Asset ID: 209597
Policy that outlines guidelines for providing car modifications or contribution towards the purchase cost of a car for injured workers.
PDF File, 69.6 KB | Asset ID: 213908
Description coming soon.
PDF File, 94.9 KB | Asset ID: 209595
A step-by-step guide to help carpenters choose the right tools for building a timber deck.
PDF File, 84.6 KB | Asset ID: 213033
A step-by-step guide to help carpenters choose the right tools when erecting prefabricated timber roof trusses on a second storey extension.
PDF File, 85.2 KB | Asset ID: 213036
A step-by-step guide to help carpenters choose the right tools when erecting timber wall frames to prevent serious injuries on site.
PDF File, 3.1 MB | Asset ID: 211353
A summary of case studies developed to encourage learnings that will drive further improvements in OHS performance to protect labour hire workers.
PDF File, 245.0 KB | Asset ID: 211233
A guide about practical measures for cash-in-transit employers, duties of designers, managers, contractors and employees.
PDF File, 113.4 KB | Asset ID: 210649
Problems, risks and solutions to prevent beverage gas leaks in cellars and cool rooms.
PDF File, 32.8 KB | Asset ID: 209600
Details on certificate expiry dates applicable to licences to perform high risk work.
PDF File, 731.5 KB | Asset ID: 210528
A form for claiming compensation for loss of income because of transport accident or work related injury or illness, this version is for hospital scanning and is barcoded. The first medical certificate must be issued by a medical practitioner.
PDF File, 617.8 KB | Asset ID: 210529
A form for claiming compensation for loss of income because of transport accident or work related injury or illness. This version is not barcoded. The first medical certificate must be issued by a medical practitioner.
PDF File, 54.4 KB | Asset ID: 209715
A checklist for asking construction workers and contractors to prove their competency.
PDF File, 211.5 KB | Asset ID: 208624
A broad overview of the changes to the dangerous goods transport requirements.
PDF File, 345.9 KB | Asset ID: 208440
A summary of the changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 and when the changes will take effect.
Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Application fee for approval as a self-insurer (estimate of rateable remuneration)
PDF File, 90.4 KB | Asset ID: 207738
A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the formula for the fee applied to an application for approval as a self-insurer.
PDF File, 65.0 KB | Asset ID: 207742
A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the terms and conditions of approval of a self-insurer.