How inspectors deal with specific issues: A guide for workplaces

How WorkSafe inspectors deal with specific issues in workplaces.

Published: 01 Sep 2016
File type: PDF
File size: 1.87 MB
Length: 36 pages
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

This document outlines the role of WorkSafe inspectors, under occupational health and safety (OHS) laws. This includes:

  • entry to a workplace, reports and notices
  • how Victorian OHS laws apply at Commonwealth workplaces
  • collecting samples
  • failure to consult on OHS matters
  • inspector roles with designated work group and health and safety representative matters
  • issue resolution
  • work cessation
  • matters related to PINs
  • allegations of discrimination
  • workplace bullying
  • ARREOs (authorised representatives of registered employee organisations)
  • timeframes for inspectors to respond to service requests or notifiable incidents
  • offences against inspectors
  • providing feedback on an inspector visit
  • internal review of certain decisions

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