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  • Public holidays

    Lists current and future public holidays, including state holidays, regional holidays and more.

    Topics > Laws and compliance

  • Public Administration and Safety

    Public Administration and Safety industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

  • Corporate publications

    Find annual reports for WorkSafe, the WorkCover Tasmania Board and the Asbestos Compensation Commissioner; our current Strategic Plan; and past corporate reports.

    Topics > Forms and publications

  • Catch up on past events

    Watch recordings of past Better Work Tasmania events, along with content on current work health, safety and wellbeing issues

    Topics > Services and advice > Better Work Tasmania

  • Safety publications

    Worksafe's safety guides

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

  • Common work health and safety terms

    Explains commonly used work health and safety words and terms.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Starting a business with safety in mind

  • Prosecution guidelines

    Explains how work health and safety prosecutions are conducted by WorkSafe Tasmania. Includes sentencing options, prosecutions decisions, requests for prosecutions, and more.

    Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Prosecutions

  • Your first steps to a safe business

    Aimed at small business and new business. Explains the safety and workers compensation matters you must consider from the beginning of your business, with pointers to further sources of detailed information and services.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Starting a business with safety in mind

  • Q fever

    Warns of the health and safety risks of exposure to Q fever; and the control measures to be considered.

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

  • Enforcing the laws

    Lists enforcement options including notices, fines, prosecutions and WHS undertakings.

    Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Enforcing the WHS laws

  • LP gas cylinders

    The health and safety risks of LP gas cylinders and how to manage them.

    Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > L

  • Classes of high risk work

    Lists the classes of high risk work licences.

    Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

  • Visitors

    Explains how to manage the health and safety of visitors, clients and members of the public (including family members) come into your workplace.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Managing people in your workplace

  • Return to work survey

    Measures the return to work outcomes of injured workers receiving workers compensation; and factors that may influence a worker's return to work.

    Topics > Forms and publications > Statistics

  • Your internal incident reporting system

    Explains how to set up a reporting system for capturing incidents and near-misses.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Comparative performance reporting

    Provides trend analysis on the work health and safety and workers compensation schemes operating in Australia and New Zealand.

    Topics > Forms and publications > Statistics

  • Statewide snapshot 2019

    Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe for the whole state.

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2019 Industry snapshots web pages

  • Workplace Issues magazine

    See current and previous issues of Workplace Issues magazine, and subscribe for free to the magazine.

    Topics > Forms and publications

  • Asbestos safety in bushfire affected areas

    Warns of the potential presence of asbestos in bushfire affected areas; and what to do if you suspect it to be present or find it.

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

  • Bushfires

    The health and safety risks that may be present when returning to bushfire-affected areas and how to manage them.

    Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > B

  • Firework permits conditions

    Lists the conditions around fireworks permits, including supervision and control, notifications, time and duration, fire fighting equipment, spectator safety, and more.

    Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits

  • Vehicles as workplaces

    The health and safety risks of vehicles as workplaces and how to manage them.

    Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > V

  • Domestic and family violence

    How domestic and family violence is a workplace issue. Workplace strategies for making a difference.

    Topics > Health and safety > Health and wellbeing > Wellbeing A-Z > Mental health

  • Mentally healthy workplaces

    Explains how to create mental healthy workplaces. The cost of poor mental health and causes of mental health injuries.

    Topics > Health and safety > Health and wellbeing > Wellbeing A-Z > Mental health

  • Inspectors and Inspections

    Explains what WorkSafe Tasmania inspectors do and the powers they have.

    Topics > Laws and compliance > Inspectors

  • Statewide snapshot 2018

    Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe for the whole state.

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2018 Industry snapshots web pages

  • Workplace Rehabilitation Providers Staff Details Sheet.docx (DOCX, 34.9 KB)

    Aimed at workplace rehabilitation providers. Use this form to update your staff details for each Tasmanian location where prescribed workplace rehabilitation services are delivered (including those consultants who reside outside Tasmania but visit this state to deliver workplace rehabilitation services under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988).

  • Turning wellbeing ideas into actions

    Provides ideas for wellbeing activities to hold in your workplace wellbeing program.

    Topics > Health and safety > Health and wellbeing > Wellbeing programs

  • Advisory Service

    About WorkSafe’s Advisory Service and how it can help small-medium business with work safety and wellbeing.

  • Healthy Tasmanian Workplaces

    Showcases the Tasmanian Government's Healthy Tasmania Workplaces program and how it can help workplaces and individuals.

    Topics > Health and safety > Health and wellbeing > Wellbeing A-Z

  • Find an accredited medical practitioner

    Lists medical practitioners accredited by the WorkCover Tasmania Board to assess permanent impairment.

    Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

  • Establishing work groups for HSRs

    Explains how to establish work groups for health and safety representatives (HSRs).

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • New and young workers

    Aimed at PCBUs/managers of these new workers, and parents/guardians. Explains work health and safety for new workers, apprentices, trainees and students doing work experience placement.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Managing people in your workplace

  • Common mistakes that lead to fines

    Lists common safety and compliance mistakes, and explains how to avoid them and the associated penalties.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Starting a business with safety in mind

  • Volunteers

    Explains work health and safety for volunteers and the organisations that engage them (including emergency service volunteer organisations).

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Managing people in your workplace

  • Your guide to managing safety in housing and construction (PDF, 1.5 MB)

    Aimed at small residential builders. Explains how to manage your legal work health and safety requirements in residential construction; develop a work health and safety management plan for your business; and develop safe work method statements (SWMS) for high risk construction work.

  • Older workers

    De-bunks myths around older workers and safety, and how these negatively impact on workers and business. Explains how to foster positive attitudes and create a safer workplace for all your workers.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Managing people in your workplace

  • Contractor management

    Explains the difference between contractors and PCBUs, and how PCBUs can manage their contractors.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Managing people in your workplace

  • HSR for multiple businesses at a workplace

    Explains health and safety representatives (HSRs) for multiple business or undertakings.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • Provisional improvement notices (PIN)

    Explains provisional improvement notices (PINs) that health and safety representatives (HSRs) can issue.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • HSR Training

    Explain the training that health and safety representatives (HSRs) are entitled to so they have the skills/knowledge needed to perform their role effectively

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • Resolving issues

    Explains how health and safety representatives (HSRs) can resolve issues. Includes procedures and who else can be involved in the process.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • How PCBUs must support HSRs

    Explains what a PCBU must do to support a health and safety representative (HSR).

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • Improvement notices

    Explains scope of improvement notices, duration, compliance, review and more

    Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Enforcing the WHS laws

  • Alcohol and drugs

    The health and safety risks of drugs and alcohol (including prescription medicine) and how to manage them.

    Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > A

  • Ceasing unsafe work

    Explains when and why a worker can cease unsafe work.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • Quad bikes

    The health and safety risks associated with quad bikes and how to manage them.

  • Health and safety committees

    Explains the purpose and benefits of having a health and safety committee, how to establish one, and how it should run.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • Electing HSRs

    Explains how to hold an election for health and safety representatives (HSRs).

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • Return to work co ordinators (RTWCs)

    Explains the role of the return to work co-ordinator (RTWC); training, outsourcing, appointing RTWCs and more.

    Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation

  • Quad bikes resources

    Worksafe's safety guides

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

  • Wholesale Trade

    Wholesale Trade industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

  • COVID 19 WHS information for industry

    Information about COVID-19 coronavirus: workplace safety and industry specific resources

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts > Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Bullying resources

    Worksafe's safety guides

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

  • Prohibition notices

    Explains scope of prohibition notices, duration, compliance, review and more.

    Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Enforcing the WHS laws

  • Wholesale Trade industry snapshot

    Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for Wholesale Trade industry.

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > Industry snapshots

  • Coronavirus.tas.gov.au

    Information about COVID-19 coronavirus

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts > Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Labour hire workers

    Covers how PCBUs should work with labour hire agencies and manage labour hire workers; and what labour hire agencies should do for health and safety

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Managing people in your workplace

  • 4 steps to manage hazards and risk

    Runs through four steps to identify and manage safety hazards.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Consulting about safety

    Explains what consultation is, the benefits of consulting, who to consult with and how.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Roles, functions and powers of HSRs

    Explains the role, power and functions of health and safety representatives (HSRs).

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)

  • Build a positive safety culture

    Introduces the benefits of a positive safety culture, and how to create it in your workplace.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Occupational violence and aggression (OVA)

    Explains what occupational violence and aggression (OVA), the industries and occupations most at risk, and ways to control the risks.

    Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > O

  • First aid

    How to provide first aid that meets your workplace needs, including first aid kits, first aiders, and first aid equipment

    Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > F

  • WHS entry permit holders

    Explains how to apply to be a WHS entry permit holder. Lists current WHS entry permit holders.

    Topics > Licensing permits and registration

  • Safety policies and procedures

    Explains why workplaces should have safety policies and safe work procedures, and how to create them.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Training and supervising your workforce

    Explains why and how to provide safety training, information, and supervision to workers.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Inducting new workers

    Explains why and how to hold an induction for new workers.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • How to investigate an incident

    Explains how to conduct your own investigation into workplace incidents.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Record keeping

    Why you should keep records, what to keep records on, and how to keep records.

    Topics > Health and safety > Managing safety > Getting your safety systems right

  • Traffic controller incident

    Outlines safety precautions to take following an incident where a traffic controller was struck by a vehicle.

    Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts