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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


Cleaning inside agitator barrels of concrete trucks

PDF File, 198.2 KB | Asset ID: 211427

Advice about cleaning inside agitator barrels of concrete trucks.


Cleaning poster: Cleaning bathtubs and spa baths

PDF File, 771.7 KB | Asset ID: 209621

A poster for safely cleaning bathtubs and spa baths in the workplace.


Cleaning poster: Cleaning mirrors, tiles and glass walls

PDF File, 789.3 KB | Asset ID: 212812

A visual aid for cleaning mirrors, tiles and glass walls in the workplace.


Cleaning poster: Cleaning tables and desks

PDF File, 1018.3 KB | Asset ID: 213558

A visual aid for cleaning tables and desks in the workplace.


Cleaning poster: Emptying internal rubbish bins

PDF File, 785.3 KB | Asset ID: 213563

A poster for emptying internal rubbish bins in the workplace.


Cleaning poster: Making beds

PDF File, 701.3 KB | Asset ID: 213565

A poster for making beds in the workplace.


Cleaning poster: Mopping floors

PDF File, 951.8 KB | Asset ID: 209627

A poster for safely mopping different surfaces in the workplace.


Cleaning poster: Vacuuming

PDF File, 1.0 MB | Asset ID: 209628

A poster for safely vacuuming in the workplace.


Clearing jammed cartons from palletising machines

PDF File, 202.5 KB | Asset ID: 211166

Problems, risks and solutions that will enable workers to safely clear jammed palletising machines.


Clinical framework for the delivery of health services

PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 207709

The Transport Accident Commission and WorkSafe Victoria's clinical framework for the delivery of health services.


Code of practice: Hazardous substances

PDF File, 518.4 KB | Asset ID: 208166

A code of practice to help manufacturers, importers and suppliers of hazardous substances and employers using these substances, to meet the requirements of the OHS (Hazardous Substances) Regulations, so as to protect people at work against risks to health from using hazardous substances.


Code of practice: Lead

PDF File, 627.2 KB | Asset ID: 208637

A code of practice to provide guidelines to protect workers against risks to their health associated with the use of lead at workplaces.


Code of practice: Prevention of falls in housing construction

PDF File, 2.7 MB | Asset ID: 208631

The Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction provides practical guidance to builders, contractors and their employees on how to eliminate or reduce the risk of falling from height in the housing construction industry.


Code of practice: Private investigators

PDF File, 356.2 KB | Asset ID: 207721

A code of practice for for persons seeking registration as a provider of investigation services and the ongoing obligations of providers after registration.


Code of practice: The storage and handling of dangerous goods

PDF File, 4.8 MB | Asset ID: 212263

A code of practice to provide practical measures to ensure the safety of you and your employees when handling and storing dangerous goods at the workplace.


Collapse of fabric shade sail support structures: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 38.6 KB | Asset ID: 210657

Problems, risks and solutions for preventing the risk of shade sails collapsing.


Common insurance terms

PDF File, 30.7 KB | Asset ID: 208291

Details on common insurance terms.


Communicating across languages: Your health and safety guide

PDF File, 625.7 KB | Asset ID: 211279

Advice on communicating across languages to help you understand the risks and explain workplace safety.


Community access policy

PDF File, 304.3 KB | Asset ID: 209633

WorkSafe's policy for service providers supporting injured workers.


Community continence prescription form

PDF File, 297.1 KB | Asset ID: 210536

This is a community continence prescription form used by community based continence nurses to request continence equipment for WorkSafe Victoria workers.


Community integration program

PDF File, 2.0 MB | Asset ID: 209634

Information about the community integration program initiative, providing injured workers with the right support to rebuild their lives and reconnect with their communities.


Community service volunteer boards and committees: Information about

PDF File, 930.3 KB | Asset ID: 209884

Health and safety responsibilities of volunteers who are members of a board or committee of management in the community service sector.


Comparison of workers compensation arrangements 2005, Australia and New Zealand.pdf

PDF File, 1.1 MB | Asset ID: 209637

Description coming soon.


Comparison table of the Accident Compensation (WorkCover Insurance) Act 1993 and the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2013

PDF File, 197.3 KB | Asset ID: 209387

This table indicates where the provisions of the Accident Compensation (WorkCover Insurance) Act 1993can be found in the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2013.


Comparison table of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 and the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2013

PDF File, 906.9 KB | Asset ID: 209386

This table indicates where the provisions of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 can be found in the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2013.


Compensation compliance and enforcement policy: Information about

PDF File, 2.4 MB | Asset ID: 208431

The Compensation Compliance & Enforcement policy provides an overview of how WorkSafe monitors and enforces Victorian accident compensation laws.


Completed return to work arrangements - sample form: Return to work toolkit

PDF File, 4.4 MB | Asset ID: 208342

A sample of a completed return to work arrangements form for injured workers.


Completed sample worker's injury claim form

PDF File, 1.6 MB | Asset ID: 208343

A sample of a completed worker's injury claim form for injured workers.


Completed WorkSafe certificate of capacity (sample)

PDF File, 564.8 KB | Asset ID: 212415

A sample of a completed WorkSafe certificate of capacity for certifiers to use to communicate with an employer and case manager about work capacity.


Compliance code 1 of 4: Providing employment, planning and consultation about return to work

PDF File, 1.4 MB | Asset ID: 212268

A compliance code to help employers comply with the law in relation to returning injured workers to work.


Compliance code 2 of 4: Return to work coordinators

PDF File, 2.6 MB | Asset ID: 212271

A compliance code to help employers comply with the law in relation to nominating and appointing a person to be a return to work coordinator.


Compliance code 3 of 4: Return to work information

PDF File, 1.2 MB | Asset ID: 212275

A compliance code to help employers comply with the law in relation to making return to work information available to their workers.


Compliance code 4 of 4: Cooperating with labour hire employers about return to work

PDF File, 1.2 MB | Asset ID: 212277

A compliance code to help hosts to cooperate with labour hire employers in respect of actions taken by the labour hire employer to meet their obligations.


Compliance code: Communicating occupational health and safety across languages

PDF File, 1.0 MB | Asset ID: 207942

Practical advice to help employers communicate the Occupational Health and Safety Act in different languages in the workplace.


Compliance code: Confined Spaces

PDF File, 2.4 MB | Asset ID: 218082

This compliance code (Code) provides practical guidance for those who have duties or obligations in relation to confined spaces under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations).


Compliance code: Confined spaces - response to public comment

PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 218142

This document summarises the matters raised in public comment submissions and WorkSafe’s responses to these, including how they have informed the completion of the compliance code: Confined spaces (code).


Compliance code: Demolition

PDF File, 919.5 KB | Asset ID: 218899

This compliance code provides practical guidance for those who have duties or obligations in relation to demolition under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017.


Compliance code: Demolition - response to public comment

PDF File, 1.9 MB | Asset ID: 218900

This document summarises the matters raised in public comment submissions and WorkSafe’s responses to these, including how they have informed the completion of the compliance code: Demolition.


Compliance code: Excavation

PDF File, 6.1 MB | Asset ID: 218901

This compliance code provides practical guidance for those who have duties or obligations in relation to excavation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017.


Compliance code: Excavation - response to public comment

PDF File, 557.8 KB | Asset ID: 218902

This document summarises the matters raised in public comment submissions and WorkSafe’s responses to these, including how they have informed the completion of the compliance code: Excavation.


Compliance code: Facilities in construction

PDF File, 1.2 MB | Asset ID: 218083

This compliance code (Code) provides practical guidance for those who have duties or obligations in relation to the provision of facilities at construction site workplaces under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations).


Compliance code: Facilities in construction - response to public comment

PDF File, 1.6 MB | Asset ID: 218143

This document summarises the matters raised in public comment submissions and WorkSafe’s responses to these, including how they have informed the completion of the compliance code: Facilities in construction (code).


Compliance code: First aid in the workplace

PDF File, 1.0 MB | Asset ID: 207870

Practical ways you can legally comply and provide appropriate first aid in the workplace in case of serious injuries.


Compliance code: Foundries

PDF File, 1.7 MB | Asset ID: 207952

Instructions on the dangers of foundry work that involves the casting of molten metal into a mould.


Compliance code: Hazardous manual handling

PDF File, 2.7 MB | Asset ID: 218084

This compliance code (Code) provides practical guidance for those who have duties or obligations in relation to hazardous manual handling under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations).


Compliance code: Hazardous manual handling - response to public comment

PDF File, 1.8 MB | Asset ID: 218144

This document summarises the matters raised in public comment submissions and WorkSafe’s responses to these, including how they have informed the completion of the compliance code: Hazardous manual handling (code).


Compliance code: Managing asbestos in workplaces

PDF File, 1.8 MB | Asset ID: 207969

Information on the dangers of being exposed to asbestos fibres, and how they pose a risk to health in the workplace.


Compliance code: Noise

PDF File, 1.5 MB | Asset ID: 218085

This compliance code (Code) provides practical guidance for those who have duties or obligations in relation to noise under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations).


Compliance code: Noise - response to public comment

PDF File, 852.4 KB | Asset ID: 218145

This document summarises the matters raised in public comment submissions and WorkSafe’s responses to these, including how they have informed the completion of the compliance code: Noise (code).


Compliance code: Plant

PDF File, 3.0 MB | Asset ID: 218086

This compliance code (Code) provides practical guidance for those who have duties or obligations in relation to plant under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations).


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