WorkSafe Victoria inspectors: How inspectors support and enforce health and safety at work

How WorkSafe inspectors monitor and enforce occupational health and safety (OHS) laws in workplaces.

Last updated

Apr 2012

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 413.06 kB

Document Length

7 pages

What it contains

WorkSafe is the key regulator of Victoria’s occupational health and safety (OHS) laws. This guide outlines the role, powers and activities of WorkSafe inspectors to enforce these laws. It explains:

  • what WorkSafe inspectors do
  • what happens during a workplace inspection
  • the powers of a WorkSafe inspector
  • WorkSafe inspectors’ legal obligations
  • what happens when an inspector identifies an OHS issue in a workplace