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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


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Contingent liability insurance

PDF File, 59.6 KB | Asset ID: 207744

A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the requirements in relation to a contract of insurance in respect of a self-insurer's contingent liabilities.


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Estimate of rateable remuneration

PDF File, 59.5 KB | Asset ID: 207739

A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the estimate of the rateable remuneration that an employer will pay.


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Explained

PDF File, 2.3 MB | Asset ID: 208441

An overview of the changes to the accident compensation scheme that was passed by the Victorian Parliament in the Accident Compensation Amendment Bill 2009.


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Further explained

PDF File, 217.7 KB | Asset ID: 209793

Information about the changes contained in the Transport Accident and Accident Compensation Legislation Amendment Act 2010.


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Liabilities of self-insurer guaranteed (prospective component)

PDF File, 59.2 KB | Asset ID: 207745

A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the requirement of a guarantee of a self-insurer's assessed liability.


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Notice of revocation

PDF File, 59.7 KB | Asset ID: 207747

A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the 28 day notice period for the revocation of an employer's approval as a self-insurer when a self-insurer elects to revoke its status as a self-insurer.


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Rateable remuneration return

PDF File, 59.9 KB | Asset ID: 207740

A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the submission of a retable remuneration return by a self-insurer.


Changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985: Revocation and recovery of costs

PDF File, 59.4 KB | Asset ID: 207748

A report outlining the legislative changes to the Accident Compensation Act 1985 concerning the recovery of costs by WorkSafe Victoria in relation to the revocation of an employer's approval as a self-insurer.


Checklist for health and safety consultation

PDF File, 89.8 KB | Asset ID: 212519

Information for employers, managers and HSRs to utilise in the workplace and encourage a proactive consultation process.


Checklist for hiring out construction plant and equipment

PDF File, 39.6 KB | Asset ID: 209643

A checklist to assist plant and equipment hire businesses to ensure that plant supplied to customers is safe for operation.


Checklist for onsite casting of tilt-up concrete panels

PDF File, 57.9 KB | Asset ID: 209669

A checklist for assessing on-site casting of tilt-up concrete panels, based on industry standards in Victoria.


Checklist for onsite erection of concrete panels

PDF File, 58.9 KB | Asset ID: 209670

Checklist for safe onsite erection of concrete panels based on industry standards in Victoria.


Checklist for small business

PDF File, 104.6 KB | Asset ID: 207731

A small business checklist on legal obligations in the areas of health and safety, injured workers and helping injured workers return to work.


Checklist for the manufacture of precast concrete panels

PDF File, 25.6 KB | Asset ID: 209693

A checklist for the manufacture of precast concrete panels is based on the recommendations of the industry standard for precast and tilt-up concrete buildings.


Chemical safety assessment tool

PDF File, 912.1 KB | Asset ID: 211733

A guide for duty holders on developing an action plan to manage chemical safety.


Child care services fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 172.0 KB | Asset ID: 207395

WorkSafe's child care services fee schedule for 2015.


Child care services fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 169.7 KB | Asset ID: 207396

WorkSafe's child care services fee schedule for 2016.


Child care services fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 254.9 KB | Asset ID: 212026

WorkSafe's child care services fee schedule for 2017.


Child care services policy

PDF File, 292.9 KB | Asset ID: 209608

This document outlines the policy surrounding the provision of child care services to workers with injuries that impact their ability to provide child care services.


Childcare - designing change table steps for children: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 228.9 KB | Asset ID: 208168

Advice on eliminating or reducing the risk of musculoskeletal injury from lifting children onto change tables.


Children's services - Occupational health and safety compliance kit

PDF File, 4.4 MB | Asset ID: 207998

Advice on how to control the risks from the most common hazardous tasks in the children's services sector.


Chiropractic services fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 1.1 MB | Asset ID: 207398

WorkSafe's chiropractic services fee schedule for 2015.


Chiropractic services fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 573.2 KB | Asset ID: 207399

WorkSafe's chiropractic services fee schedule for 2016.


Chiropractic services fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 562.8 KB | Asset ID: 212027

WorkSafe's chiropractic services fee schedule for 2017.


Chiropractic services information

PDF File, 197.5 KB | Asset ID: 208406

Information for providing chiropractic services to injured workers.


Chiropractic services policy

PDF File, 351.4 KB | Asset ID: 209830

Guidelines for the provision of chiropractic services to injured workers.


Chiropractic treatment notification form

PDF File, 90.7 KB | Asset ID: 205749

A form for chiropractors to complete by a patients 5th visit and sent to the patient's employer or WorkCover Agent.


Choice of Superannuation Fund form

PDF File, 130.4 KB | Asset ID: 217963

Form for injured workers to nominate a superannuation fund in order to receive compensation in the form of superannuation contributions


Civil construction a guide to managing safety: Industry standard

PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 211734

Advice to the civil construction industry on providing and maintaining a safe working environment for workers and the public.


Claim estimates and WorkSafe premiums

PDF File, 302.0 KB | Asset ID: 209750

Answers to frequently asked questions about how claims influence WorkCover premiums.


Claim for witness expenses form: VWA prosecutions unit

PDF File, 70.2 KB | Asset ID: 210608

A claim form for witness to request expense reimbursement under the VWA prosecutions unit.


Claim form for compensation following a work related death

PDF File, 983.2 KB | Asset ID: 205751

A form to claim for compensation following the death of worker as a result of work-related injury or illness under the Victorian workers compensation legislation.


Claims and hospital admissions reported by claim type and financial year (Data Vic)

MS Excel Document, 23.0 KB | Asset ID: 208451

Data about claims and hospital admissions reported by claim type and financial year


Claims reported by calendar year to 31 December 2017 (Data Vic)

MS Excel Document, 225.5 KB | Asset ID: 216316

Data about claims reported by LGA per calendar year.


Claims reported by financial year to 31 December 2017 (Data Vic)

MS Excel Document, 225.4 KB | Asset ID: 216317

Data about claims reported by LGA per financial year.


Clarification of Medicare benefits schedule rules for the Transport Accident Commission and WorkSafe Victoria

PDF File, 345.1 KB | Asset ID: 208481

Clarification on what can and cannot be paid in relation to a number of specific medicare benefit schedule item combinations.


Cleaning - floor cleaning machine guards: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 159.0 KB | Asset ID: 210672

Problems and solutions on preventing injury from floor cleaning machines in the workplace.


Cleaning - using caustic cleaners: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 88.2 KB | Asset ID: 210666

Problems and solutions for workers coming into contact with caustic chemicals that are highly alkaline and corrosive.


Cleaning fact sheet: Cleaning bathtubs and spa baths

PDF File, 2.0 MB | Asset ID: 209610

Instructions on the safe way to clean bathtubs and spa baths, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries in the workplace.


Cleaning fact sheet: Cleaning mirrors, tiles and glass walls

PDF File, 2.0 MB | Asset ID: 212809

Instructions on the safe ways to clean mirrors, tiles and glass walls, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Cleaning showers

PDF File, 1.9 MB | Asset ID: 209612

Instructions on safe ways to clean showers, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Cleaning tables and desks

PDF File, 2.1 MB | Asset ID: 213556

Details on cleaning tables and desks and preventative measures on posture injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Cleaning toilets and urinals

PDF File, 2.0 MB | Asset ID: 213557

Advice on cleaning toilets and urinals and the injuries involved in the workplace.


Cleaning fact sheet: Collecting laundry

PDF File, 1.8 MB | Asset ID: 209615

Instructions on safe ways to collect laundry, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Emptying internal rubbish bins

PDF File, 1.9 MB | Asset ID: 209616

Instructions on safe ways to empty internal rubbish bins, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Making beds

PDF File, 2.2 MB | Asset ID: 209617

Instructions on safe ways to make beds, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Mopping floors

PDF File, 3.1 MB | Asset ID: 209618

Instructions on safe ways to mop floors, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Moving furniture, rugs and mats

PDF File, 1.8 MB | Asset ID: 209619

Instructions on safe ways to move furniture, rugs and mats, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning fact sheet: Vacuuming

PDF File, 2.7 MB | Asset ID: 209620

Instructions on safe ways to vacuum, and training tips for employees to prevent injuries.


Cleaning industry safety resource kit: Hazard checklist

PDF File, 46.1 KB | Asset ID: 208642

A checklist for cleaners to minimise the risks in the cleaning industry such as strains, sprains and back injuries.


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