OHS Essentials program

Free independent advice to help you keep your employees safe. Benefit from a tailored safety action plan that comes to you.

Date last updated

Monday 16 Dec 2019

Industries and topics

  • Health and safety representatives
  • Small business

Benefit from a tailored safety action plan that comes to you

Your safety consultant will come to your workplace and work with you to help identify hazards and provide a practical safety action plan, tailored to your business' needs and size.

Benefit from a tailored safety action plan that comes to you

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Free and independent

Benefit from practical, tailored safety advice from an independent OHS consultant.

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Confidential

The program’s consultants are not employed by WorkSafe and their recommendations are completely confidential.

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Tailored to your business

Your OHS consultant will come to your workplace and make safety recommendations right for your business.

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Powered by WorkSafe

Funded by WorkSafe to help you keep your employees safe and improve occupational health and safety in Victoria.

What else should I expect?

  • The plan will help your organisation prioritise issues and provide advice on implementing strategies to avoid or resolve potential safety issues in your workplace
  • Your initial on-site visit will last up to 3 hours, and any follow-up visits will be around 2-3 hours
  • The consultant will also provide a follow-up service to see how you're tracking with the plan.

Who's eligible?

  1. Small and medium business

    Small and medium-sized businesses (up to 60 employees) with a WorkCover insurance policy.

If you're eligible to apply for the OHS Essentials program, what are you waiting for?