The new Work Health and Safety laws commenced in Tasmania on 1 Jan 2013. For guidance refer to the Codes of Practice and the new legislation.
Codes of Practice (download only)
Note: CDs are no longer being produced at this time. If you require assistance please contact the Helpline on 1300 366 322.
The listing below of publications are available for download only unless specified otherwise.
(PDF, 289.9 KB) 20 Pages
Covers the effects of bullying on OHS and suggests practical ways to manage and reduce this. This publication should be read in conjunction with the new Work Health and Safety Laws that commenced 1 Jan 2013.
ID: GB253 | Date: 04/2012
(PDF, 713.1 KB) 20 Pages
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace: A guide for employers and workers. This publication should be read in conjunction with the new Work Health and Safety Laws that commenced 1 Jan 2013.
ID: GB254 | Date: 06/2010
(PDF, 910.1 KB) 21 Pages
This publication focuses on simple safety practices and involvement of everyone in the workplace to help reduce the risk of forklift-related injuries.
ID: NHP001 | Date: 07/2012
(PDF, 776.1 KB) 20 Pages
Getting started: Information for employers inducting, training and supervising new workers is aimed at employers, managers or supervisors who are welcoming new workers to their workplace. This publication should be read in conjunction with the new Work Health and Safety Laws that commenced 1 Jan 2013.
ID: GB226 | Date: 12/2010
(PDF, 450.9 KB) 36 Pages
This handbook aims to assist franchisors develop an effective health and safety system and help franchisees understand how to implement this system in their workplace.
ID: NHP002 | Date: 03/2011
(PDF, 1.6 MB) 24 Pages
Tips for carers on preventing musculoskeletal injuries from performing manual tasks (WorkSafe WA)
ID: WorkSafe WA | Date: 06/2011
(PDF, 205.1 KB) 1 Pages
Shows simple exercises to do whenever you need a break in your working day. Designed to stretch and mobilise the muscles and joints most in need of exercise.
ID: PO015 | Date: 02/2012
(PDF, 174.4 KB) 1 Pages
Poster on how to lift correctly using the semi-squat approach
ID: PO023 | Date: 02/2012
(PDF, 599.5 KB) 28 Pages
Welcome to the Workplace introduces some of the health and safety aspects of being a new worker. Updated Feb 2013
ID: GB140 | Date: 02/2013
(PDF, 388.0 KB) 2 Pages
Provides short, sharp information about workers’ rights and responsibilities for workplace health and safety.
ID: GB013 | Date: 06/2011
(PDF, 415.7 KB) 7 Pages
This Guidance Note provides practical advice about how to prevent heat illness from working outdoors in hot weather or where heat is generated as part of your work
ID: NHP004 | Date: 06/2012
(PDF, 420.9 KB) 16 Pages
Summarises common hazards that cleaners may encounter and possible solutions. Outlines workplace health and safety rights and responsibilities of workers. This publication should be read in conjunction with the new Work Health and Safety Laws that commenced 1 Jan 2013. Limited hard-copies available.
ID: GB102 | Date: 02/2012
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