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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


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.


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

PDF File, 5.6 MB | Asset ID: 211390

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


Working safely in visiting health services: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 852.4 KB | Asset ID: 208015

Guidelines on managing health and safety in visiting health services.


Working safely on the waterfront: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 597.2 KB | Asset ID: 211220

A handbook on reducing or eliminating the risks involved in working at the waterfront and tasks undertaken in the stevedoring industry.


Working safely with air receivers: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 4.0 MB | Asset ID: 211391

Advice for air receivers operators in determining the most effective risk control solutions for air receiver safety.


Working safely with bridge and gantry cranes: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 4.0 MB | Asset ID: 211275

A handbook about the safe use of bridge and gantry cranes to prevent risks and to ensure supervisor, employers and contractors are trained appropriately.


Working safely with containers: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 2.7 MB | Asset ID: 208232

Guidance to help identify practices that reduce risks specific to working with containers in the stevedoring industry.


Working safely with general cargo - steel products: A handbook for workplaces

PDF File, 3.1 MB | Asset ID: 208233

Advice on handling general cargo, specifically steel products.


Working safely with lead

PDF File, 17.5 KB | Asset ID: 208634

Details on the risks of working with lead substances under the OHS regulations 2007.


Working safely with noise

PDF File, 17.9 KB | Asset ID: 210238

Guidelines for working safely with noise in the workplace under the OHS regulations 2007.


Working safely with plant and machinery: Information sheet

PDF File, 17.1 KB | Asset ID: 210239

Information on working safely with plant and machinery under the streamlined OHS regulations 2007. The high risks associated with many types of plant and machinery make it a major cause of workplace injury or death in Victoria.


Working with lead - handling lead powder compounds: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 82.4 KB | Asset ID: 210841

Problems, risks and solutions for workers handling dry lead powder compounds, such as PVC manufacturing.


Working with lead - radiator repair: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 60.8 KB | Asset ID: 211328

Problems, risks and solutions for workers using lead solder to repair radiators.


Workplace bullying - prevention and response: Your guide

PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 211006

An employer guide that provides information on how to implement measures that eliminate or reduce workplace bullying, so far as is reasonably practicable.


Workplace facilities on medium sized residential construction developments

PDF File, 664.4 KB | Asset ID: 210130

Information for employers and workplace managers about the provision of workplace facilities on medium sized residential construction developments.


Workplace fatalities by year and month to 31 December 2017 (Data Vic)

MS Excel Document, 83.5 KB | Asset ID: 216323

Workplace fatalities by year and month to 31 December 2016.


Workplace injury insurance: Frequently asked questions - estimating claims costs

PDF File, 34.7 KB | Asset ID: 209738

Answers to frequently asked questions about estimating claims costs.


Workplace injury insurance: Frequently asked questions - premium for small employers

PDF File, 82.6 KB | Asset ID: 209735

Answers to frequently asked questions about insurance premiums for small employers earning less than $200K.


WorkSafe annual report 2009

PDF File, 3.7 MB | Asset ID: 208379

The Annual Report showcases WorkSafe Victoria's objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2009.


WorkSafe annual report 2010

PDF File, 3.6 MB | Asset ID: 208382

The Annual Report showcases WorkSafe Victoria's objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2010.


WorkSafe annual report 2011

PDF File, 2.4 MB | Asset ID: 210090

The Annual Report showcases WorkSafe's objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ending 30 June 2011.


WorkSafe annual report 2013

PDF File, 3.8 MB | Asset ID: 208423

The Annual Report showcases WorkSafe Victoria's objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2013.


WorkSafe annual report 2015

PDF File, 3.9 MB | Asset ID: 186283

The Annual Report showcases WorkSafe's objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2015.


WorkSafe annual report 2016

PDF File, 3.2 MB | Asset ID: 203608

The Annual Report showcases WorkSafe Victoria's objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2016.


WorkSafe annual report 2017

PDF File, 4.3 MB | Asset ID: 214831

The Annual Report showcases WorkSafe Victoria's objectives, initiatives and performance for the financial year ended 30 June 2017.


WorkSafe claims and your information: Information for workers

PDF File, 196.5 KB | Asset ID: 208531

Information for workers on how to access personal and medical information relating to your claim.


WorkSafe compliance and enforcement policy

PDF File, 580.7 KB | Asset ID: 208432

This policy provides an overview of the legislative framework that WorkSafe operates in.


WorkSafe contractor guidelines: Owner drivers

PDF File, 41.7 KB | Asset ID: 212836

Guidelines that explain when an owner driver is considered to be carrying on an independent trade or business and what percentage deductions apply for the purposes of determining deemed remuneration.


WorkSafe corporate plan 2016/17 to 2018/19

PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 209504

Understand WorkSafe's corporate priorities from 2016/17 to 2018/19.


WorkSafe cost consultant application form

MS Word Document, 150.0 KB | Asset ID: 209398

WorkSafe cost consultant application form.


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