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.
The Work Health and Safety Regulation requires all employers or self-employed people are to protect themselves and their workers from the risk of exposure to hazards.
Abrasive blasting is used in a wide range of industries for many different purposes including the removal of rust, scale, paint, graffiti, mildew, and various forms of surface preparation.
Burns are a serious injury that can be caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, light, radiation or friction. The severity of burns is measured with four levels.
The health and safety risks associated with working in a confined space must be managed. Designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers, installers and constructors of plant or structures also have responsibilities.
Cranes and mechanical lifting gear are used to handle excessively heavy loads and, as such, create the potential for serious injury or death.
Demolition work includes any work to demolish, deconstruct or dismantle a structure, or part of a structure that is load-bearing or otherwise related to the physical integrity of the structure.
You must manage the health and safety risks from a person falling from one level to another at your place of work.
Forklift trucks refer to an industrial lift truck equipped with a vertically elevating load carriage frame.
Community service workers play an important role in assisting others. Often their workplace is someone's home. This page has information and resources to help you stay safe.
Licences are required for workers carrying out certain classes of high risk work.
Many workplaces use knives and blades on a regular basis. These hazards present risks of cuts and other injuries.
Poor lighting levels, and/or the lack of emergency lighting and illuminated signage in times of power failure or in emergency situations, can lead to serious workplace incidents.
Non-potable water is water that has been used at least once and then supplied for reuse, either treated or untreated. Without appropriate treatment, recycled water may contain a range of contaminants.
It's important for employers and workers to be prepared for the threat of a natural disaster. This page has important health and safety information about what to do before, during and after a natural disaster strikes.
The work health and safety regulation sets out specific control measures that are required where there is a risk of a fall of at least three metres in housing construction work and two metres in other construction work.