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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


Using office areas: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 450.8 KB | Asset ID: 208029

Problems, risks and solutions regarding use of office areas that are unsuitable for computers and administrative tasks.


Using outcome measures across cultures and languages: A guide for health professionals

PDF File, 274.2 KB | Asset ID: 208551

A guide for healthcare professionals using outcome measures across cultures and languages to test treatment effectiveness.


Using the certificate of capacity in best practice clinical software: A guide for general practitioners

PDF File, 481.0 KB | Asset ID: 210148

Step by step user guide to support GPs with Certificate of Capacity in best practice software.


Using the Certificate of Capacity in medical director: A guide for general practitioners

PDF File, 311.4 KB | Asset ID: 210149

Step by step user guide to support GPs with Certificate of Capacity in medical director software.


Using the right tools for the job: Construction

PDF File, 76.3 KB | Asset ID: 210068

A checklist to help you get ready for a workplace inspection and to make sure workers are using the right tool for the job.


Using the WorkSafe original employer services (OES) report templates

PDF File, 165.6 KB | Asset ID: 207756

An overview of how to use the WorkSafe OES report templates.


Using trolleys when stacking product onto shelves: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 262.4 KB | Asset ID: 210835

Advice for workers on how to use trolleys when stacking products onto shelves in the workplace.


VCODE booklet: The nature of injury and disease classification system for Victoria

PDF File, 221.9 KB | Asset ID: 212394

Information on the nature of injury or disease classification system for Victoria under the VCODE.


VCODE tables

MS Excel Document, 447.5 KB | Asset ID: 208308

A table of VCODES, used for classifying the nature of injury/disease associated with worker's compensation claims in Victoria.


Victim impact statements in WorkSafe prosecutions

PDF File, 228.5 KB | Asset ID: 211032

An information sheet explaining what a Victim Impact Statement (VIS) is.


Victoria's major hazard facilities: A safety information sheet

PDF File, 16.4 KB | Asset ID: 208128

Advice for employers and workers of major hazard facilities to prevent serious incidents under the OHS regulations 2007.


Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland: Mutual recognition of construction OHS induction cards communique

PDF File, 136.1 KB | Asset ID: 210758

Information on mutual recognition of construction OHS induction cards in Victoria, NSW and Queensland.


Victorian code of ethics and minimum service standards for professional members of OHS associations

PDF File, 127.8 KB | Asset ID: 209565

Guidance for occupational health and safety associations and their members on ethical and service standard issues.


Victorian government response to a report on the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004: Administrative review

PDF File, 97.8 KB | Asset ID: 212618

The Victorian government response to a report on the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004: Administrative Review.


Victorian Government response to: A report on the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 - administrative review

PDF File, 97.8 KB | Asset ID: 210203

A report on the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004. This report contains 36 recommendations that are mostly supported by the Victorian government in their entirety.


Victorian home care industry: Occupational health and safety guide

PDF File, 1.7 MB | Asset ID: 208201

Advice for organisations that provide home care services to manage occupational health and safety in the home care industry.


Victorian occupational health and safety compliance framework handbook

PDF File, 151.2 KB | Asset ID: 210364

Advice on the key elements of the OHS framework and functions of key components, including WorkSafe's approach to developing OHS compliance framework elements.


Victorian Workcover Authority annual report 2005

PDF File, 1.2 MB | Asset ID: 208375

The Annual Report showcases Victorian WorkCover Authority objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2005.


Victorian Workcover Authority annual report 2006

PDF File, 2.3 MB | Asset ID: 208380

The Annual Report showcases Victorian WorkCover Authority objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2006.


Victorian Workcover Authority annual report 2007

PDF File, 5.3 MB | Asset ID: 208376

The Annual Report showcases Victorian WorkCover Authority objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2007.


Victorian Workcover Authority annual report 2008

PDF File, 3.3 MB | Asset ID: 208381

The Annual Report showcases Victorian WorkCover Authority objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2008.


Victorian WorkCover Authority annual report 2014

PDF File, 5.1 MB | Asset ID: 208498

The Annual Report showcases Victorian WorkCover Authority objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2014.


Volunteer health and safety: A handbook for community service organisations

PDF File, 2.5 MB | Asset ID: 208013

Details for people who manage volunteers in community service organisations, including advice on emergency services.


Weekly payments after the second entitlement period application form

PDF File, 96.4 KB | Asset ID: 205747

A form for injured workers who believe that they have an ongoing entitlement to receive weekly payments after the second entitlement period.


West Haven - Yale multidimensional pain inventory (WHYMPI)

PDF File, 164.9 KB | Asset ID: 208528

A questionnaire for the West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory.


What is adequate site supervision: OHS guidance for house builders

PDF File, 47.2 KB | Asset ID: 210072

Advice to assist builders in determining the adequacy of the OHS supervision they provide on their housing construction sites.


What to do if a worker is injured: A guide for employers

PDF File, 11.6 MB | Asset ID: 207749

A guide for employers providing an overview of what should be done if a worker sustains a work-related injury or illness.


Whiplash disability questionnaire

PDF File, 85.5 KB | Asset ID: 208546

A questionnaire designed to provide information on the impact that your whiplash injury and symptoms have had upon your lifestyle.


Who to contact to advise about the death of your loved one

PDF File, 76.8 KB | Asset ID: 208329

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


Who’s who in the claims process: A glossary for injured workers

PDF File, 4.7 MB | Asset ID: 208416

A glossary for injured workers to explain the people and organisations they may encounter when a WorkSafe insurance claim is lodged.


Wineries: Fire and explosion risks

PDF File, 445.8 KB | Asset ID: 210837

Information for preventing flammable liquids, particularly ethanol at wineries, from igniting and causing fires and explosions.


WISE payment form (after 5 September 2016)

PDF File, 69.3 KB | Asset ID: 210636

A form for employers to complete and give to WorkSafe agents to claim a WISE subsidy for a worker.


WISE payment form (before 5 September 2016)

MS Word Document, 443.0 KB | Asset ID: 210616

A form for employers to complete and give to WorkSafe agents to claim a WISE subsidy for a worker.


Woodchipper safety devices

PDF File, 223.5 KB | Asset ID: 211219

Information for employers about available safety devices and controlling the risks associated with operating hand fed woodchippers and power take off (PTO) woodchippers.


Woodworking - spraying paints and lacquers containing isocyanates: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 33.2 KB | Asset ID: 210838

Problem, risks and solution on workers spraying furniture with two pack polyurethane paints and lacquers containing isocyanates, which can cause health problems.


Work related driving - selecting safe vehicles: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 444.4 KB | Asset ID: 210842

Problems, risks and solutions for selecting safe vehicles for work related driving.


Work related stress prevention: Risk management worksheet

MS Word Document, 202.0 KB | Asset ID: 208113

A risk management worksheet for the prevention of stress in the workplace.


Worker assistance scheme payment form

PDF File, 173.9 KB | Asset ID: 210634

A Return to Work (RTW) form to help an injured worker transition into employment with a new employer.


Worker electronic funds transfer (EFT) application form

PDF File, 44.8 KB | Asset ID: 205753

A form to allow an authorised WorkSafe Agent to deposit payments directly into an injured worker nominated bank account or financial institution account.


Workers impairment benefits claim form

PDF File, 934.7 KB | Asset ID: 205770

A form for injured workers to claim for impairment benefits as a result of a work related injury.


Workers injury claim form

PDF File, 1.1 MB | Asset ID: 205771

A form for injured workers to lodge a work injury claim.


Workers reimbursement request form

PDF File, 1.0 MB | Asset ID: 205769

A form for injured workers to request reimbursement of claim related expenses.


WorkHealth checks reported by age and gender (Data Vic)

MS Excel Document, 67.9 KB | Asset ID: 208494

Dat about WorkHealth checks reported by age and gender


Working alone information sheet

PDF File, 729.1 KB | Asset ID: 208023

Advice about identifying and controlling risks associated with working alone.


Working at low levels in children’s services: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 412.6 KB | Asset ID: 210839

Problems, risks and solutions for working at low levels, including at floor level, crouching, kneeling or sitting at children's furniture.


Working in confined spaces

PDF File, 15.1 KB | Asset ID: 210231

Advice for workers and employers on working in confined spaces under the OHS regulations 2007.


Working in heat

PDF File, 428.1 KB | Asset ID: 210080

Advice on how to prevent heat illness from working outdoors in hot weather or where heat is generated as a part of work.


Working on energised plant

PDF File, 598.0 KB | Asset ID: 210081

Guidance to employers (including managers and supervisors), maintenance specialists and HSRs on working on energised plant.


Working safely in community services

PDF File, 770.3 KB | Asset ID: 211274

Advice on health and safety basics, managing OHS in the workplace, checklist and tools and managing accidents and claims for community service workers.


Working safely in the general construction industry: A handbook for the construction regulations

PDF File, 7.3 MB | Asset ID: 211389

A handbook that contains practical advice for the general construction industry on how to meet new health and safety requirements.


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