Maintaining a safe workplace is everyone’s responsibility. This section offers information and tools to help you manage risks and protect health, safety and wellbeing.
Everything you need to know about worker’s compensation insurance, whether you’re an employer needing to insure your workers or a worker who’s been injured at work.
Your rehabilitation and return to work journey will be easier if you know your options, the steps to take, and who’s responsible for what.
Information about work health and safety and electrical licensing, registration and training.
Learn about the Acts, Regulations and codes of practice we are responsible for and find information on workplace inspections and prosecutions.
Find health and safety information and guidance about your industry and the kind of work you do.
A listing of useful resources available on the website. Use the in-page search or filters to find what you need.
Read the February 2022 edition of Rehabilitation and Return to Work e-bulletin.
Think about the big picture using systems thinking and consider good work design principles (as opposed to using how to lift training) to address hazardous manual tasks (HMT) that have caused injuries in your workplace.
Stay informed about current rehabilitation and return to work data and trends, with the annual National Return to Work Survey.
A common complication of any shoulder injury or shoulder surgery is frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis). For rotator cuff tears, between 1 to 2.5 per cent of workers will experience a frozen shoulder. Workers with frozen shoulders are off work for longer.