WorkSafe’s Inspectorate will conduct the following activities.

Systems inspections of:

  • Incident and near miss reporting and investigation
  • Procedures and training for resident conditions and behaviours
  • Workers/beds/time allocated ratio
  • Plant maintenance, procurement, training and supervision
  • Workplace culture development

Worksite inspection focused on plant accessibility (storage area supply radius and layout of rooms plant is used in), modernity and condition.

Confidential discussion with management and 20% of workers (extended care assistants and registered nurse/s) focused on workplace culture, safety procedures and capacity (fitness) for work.

Presentations with management and workers about the challenges and opportunities identified from the above activities.

A report will be provided to each workplace, detailing the opportunities for improvement and recommended actions.