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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


Designated work groups (DWGs): Information about

PDF File, 195.0 KB | Asset ID: 215459

Information about designated working groups.


Designing safer buildings and structures

PDF File, 646.9 KB | Asset ID: 208070

Guidance on the building design process with regard to occupational health and safety.


Determination process for a major hazard facility (MHF)

PDF File, 740.3 KB | Asset ID: 211229

Information for operators of dangerous goods sites on how WorkSafe determines if the site is a major hazard facility.


Determining rateable remuneration for contractors under the Accident Compensation Act 1985 guideline

PDF File, 169.8 KB | Asset ID: 208252

A detailed guide to the determination of rateable remuneration for contractors under the Accident Compensation Act 1985.


DHHS framework for managing and preventing occupational violence and aggression

PDF File, 70.3 KB | Asset ID: 210988

A framework for preventing and managing occupational violence and aggression.


DHHS learning principles guide for violence and aggression training in Victorian health services

PDF File, 125.4 KB | Asset ID: 210986

A guide for violence and aggression training in Victorian health services.


Dietetic services fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 187.1 KB | Asset ID: 207432

WorkSafe's dietetic services fee schedule for 2015.


Dietetic services fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 125.4 KB | Asset ID: 207431

WorkSafe's dietetic services fee schedule for 2016.


Dietetic services fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 209.6 KB | Asset ID: 212028

WorkSafe's dietetic services fee schedule for 2017.


Dietetics policy

PDF File, 122.0 KB | Asset ID: 209761

Guidelines for providing dietetic services to injured workers.


Differences in processing requests under the Accident Compensation Act 1985 and the Freedom of information act 1982

PDF File, 28.1 KB | Asset ID: 208003

Information about the main differences in process requests under the Accidents Compensation Act of 1985 and the Freedom of Information Act of 1985.


Disability services - Occupational health and safety compliance kit

PDF File, 4.3 MB | Asset ID: 211256

Details on how to identify and control the most common hazardous tasks in the disability sector.


Disclosing health information about WorkCover patients

PDF File, 55.6 KB | Asset ID: 209763

A guide for healthcare professionals regarding the law of disclosing health information to WorkSafe or WorkSafe agents about a patient's work related injury.


Discrimination on health and safety grounds

PDF File, 1.4 MB | Asset ID: 209818

Advice on how WorkSafe applies the law in relation to discrimination on health and safety grounds.


Dispute management division: Communication with employers in pre-litigation and litigation

PDF File, 200.4 KB | Asset ID: 217378

Guidelines that set out WorkSafe's communication expectations for both panel firms and employers involved in the management of common law claims and claim-related litigation.


Dispute management division: Policy in relation to application of the provisions of the Corporations Act 2001

PDF File, 42.4 KB | Asset ID: 207764

Policy in relation to application of the provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 to corporate defendants to common law damages proceedings under the Accident Compensation Act 1985.


Dispute management division: Policy on time limits on plaintiff costs claims

PDF File, 57.7 KB | Asset ID: 207770

Policy in relation to the time limits on the assessment and payment of costs payable to a worker upon resolution of a dispute.


Dispute management division: Policy regarding plantiff legal costs in dependency claims, where WorkSafe determines compensation without court involvement

PDF File, 62.9 KB | Asset ID: 216097

Policy in relation to plantiff legal costs in dependency claims, where WorkSafe determines compensation without court involvement.


Dispute management division: Pre-litigated legal costs order disbursement guidelines

PDF File, 75.5 KB | Asset ID: 215746

A guideline for the purpose of determining entitlement to and amounts allowable for disbursements under the WorkCover Legal Costs Order 2001, 2006 and 2010, the WorkCover (Pre-Litigated Claims) Legal Costs Order 2010 and any substantially similar Legal Costs Order that relates to pre-litigated costs payable in relation to applications for common law damages.


Dispute management division: Request for comparable earnings prior to lodging a Common Law application

PDF File, 222.3 KB | Asset ID: 215696

A form is to be used when requesting comparable earnings prior to the lodging of an application for common law damages under s134AB(4) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 or s328 of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013.


Dispute management division: WorkSafe guidelines for costs orders and costs recovery

PDF File, 112.0 KB | Asset ID: 215745

A guideline that sets out the position of WorkSafe for costs orders and costs recovery.


Domestic lift installation - onsite checklist

PDF File, 90.2 KB | Asset ID: 211313

An onsite checklist for employers for domestic lift installations to help control risks.


Don't turn your back on safety poster 1

PDF File, 288.7 KB | Asset ID: 207727

A safety poster warning of the risk of back injuries in the workplace.


Don't turn your back on safety poster 2

PDF File, 433.8 KB | Asset ID: 207728

A safety poster warning of the risk of shoulder injuries in the workplace.


Don’t risk it - use a ladder poster

PDF File, 1.3 MB | Asset ID: 210249

A poster to remind workers to use a ladder when trying to reach products at heights that can cause serious injuries in the workplace.


Driver commercial health assessment - medical certificate

PDF File, 121.5 KB | Asset ID: 208285

A form to assess medical suitability to obtain a licence to drive a vehicle transporting explosives by road or, a dangerous goods driver licence.


Dry cleaners: Inspection and maintenance of unattended boilers

PDF File, 197.8 KB | Asset ID: 211314

A guide for employers about their duty to maintain and inspect unattended boilers.


Duties of contractors: Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004

PDF File, 57.4 KB | Asset ID: 208249

Details which outline the duties and roles of contractors under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) example declaration

PDF File, 692.0 KB | Asset ID: 208353

An example declaration document for physiotherapists under the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF).


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) fee schedule 2015

PDF File, 200.6 KB | Asset ID: 207435

WorkSafe's early intervention physiotherapy framework fee schedule for 2015.


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) fee schedule 2016

PDF File, 201.5 KB | Asset ID: 207434

WorkSafe's early intervention physiotherapy framework fee schedule for 2016.


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) fee schedule 2017

PDF File, 414.0 KB | Asset ID: 212030

WorkSafe's early intervention physiotherapy framework fee schedule for 2017.


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) fees, billing and travel information

PDF File, 91.9 KB | Asset ID: 208344

Information for physiotherapists about fees, billing and travel under the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF).


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) model explained

PDF File, 76.3 KB | Asset ID: 208339

A guide for physiotherapists to explain the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) model.


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) policy

PDF File, 333.3 KB | Asset ID: 208336

A policy guide for physiotherapists who provide services to injured workers under EIPF.


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) quality improvement framework information

PDF File, 36.4 KB | Asset ID: 208352

Information for physiotherapists about the quality improvement framework under the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF).


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) service standards

PDF File, 630.4 KB | Asset ID: 208354

Information for physiotherapists on what is expected under the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF).


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) servicing and certified capacity measures faqs

PDF File, 299.0 KB | Asset ID: 208360

Information for physiotherapists about servicing and certified capacity measures under the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF).


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) training and enrolment information

PDF File, 74.7 KB | Asset ID: 208351

Information for physiotherapists about training and enrolment under the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF).


Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework (EIPF) travel request form

PDF File, 77.0 KB | Asset ID: 210538

A form for physiotherapists who provide services under the Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework to TAC clients and WorkSafe injured workers. Providers can request prior approval for payment of travel to treat injured workers.


Earth resources tripartite safety forum charter

PDF File, 378.1 KB | Asset ID: 207710

A publication to improve the health and safety performance of Victoria's earth resources industries.


Earthmoving equipment - use of vandal-proof covers: A health and safety solution

PDF File, 619.8 KB | Asset ID: 210658

Problems, risks and solutions for ensuring that vandal proof covers are removed from the emergency exits of earthmoving equipment before operation.


Earthmoving equipment used as a crane

PDF File, 330.2 KB | Asset ID: 211944

A guide for employers and contractors on the on the safe selection and safe use of earthmoving equipment being used as a crane.


EIPF Post-operative Physio Eligible Procedure list

PDF File, 476.8 KB | Asset ID: 219194

This list has been developed to help EIPF providers determine when the post-operative item EIP001 can be billed. It is not designed to be exhaustive, but to cover the likely compensable procedures for WorkSafe and TAC clients.


Electing health and safety representatives (HSRs)

PDF File, 192.6 KB | Asset ID: 209893

What is involved with getting a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) in the workplace to represent workers on health and safety matters.


Elective surgery policy

PDF File, 236.9 KB | Asset ID: 212146

WorkSafe's policy for elective surgery required as a result of a work-related injury or illness.


Elective surgery request form

PDF File, 206.7 KB | Asset ID: 205752

A form for medical practitioners to provide elective surgery services to TAC clients and WorkSafe Victoria injured workers.


Electrical installations on construction sites: Industry guide

PDF File, 2.8 MB | Asset ID: 211357

A guide to protect construction workers and the general public from electrocution and electrical shock on construction sites.


Electrical work in lift installations

PDF File, 229.0 KB | Asset ID: 209766

Guidance note on electrical work in lift installations which involve significant risks to electrical workers.


Electricians: Installing 150mm² SDI sub-mains for new electrical switchboard

PDF File, 98.5 KB | Asset ID: 209851

A step by step guide to help electricians choose the right tools for the job.


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