Workplace fatalities

‘After a Workplace Death’ is WorkSafe's guide for helping the family, friends and work colleagues of someone who has died in a workplace incident.

This guide:

  • was written with the agencies involved in investigating or handling a workplace death, including the Coroner’s Court, Tasmania Police, and Director of Public Prosecutions
  • steps you through the process and agencies involved
  • provides practical advice on handling financial and administrative matters such as which government departments to advise and what to do about wills, superannuation and any media interest
  • provides resources for emotional support

After a Workplace Death (PDF, 12 pages, 513 KB)