WorkSafe Tasmania

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Category 9: Excellence in a workplace response to COVID-19

Information about WorkSafe Awards category 9

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

2019 WorkSafe Month Webinars

Watch 2019 WorkSafe Month webinars.

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Month

2020 Court summaries

Lists court summaries of prosecutions undertaken by WorkSafe Tasmania.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Prosecutions > Court summaries

2020 WorkSafe Month Webinars

Watch 2020 WorkSafe Month webinars.

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Month

2021 Court summaries

Lists court summaries of prosecutions undertaken by WorkSafe Tasmania.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Prosecutions > Court summaries

2021 WorkSafe Tasmania Awards entrants

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

2022 Safe Bodies, Safe Minds Conference

Information about the 2021 WorkSafe Tasmania Conference

Topics > Services and events

4 steps to manage hazards and risk

Runs through four steps to identify and manage safety hazards (also known as risk assessment).

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

About MDGuidelines

Explains the MDGuidelines, which provide up to date evidence-based information on diseases and injuries. Aimed at doctors, injury management co-ordinators and others involved in return to work. Can help predict the likely duration of a worker’s incapacity and the timeframes in which they can return to work.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > MDGuidelines

About the Right to Information Act

Explains the Right to Information Act.

Topics > Forms and publications > Requesting information

About the WorkCover Tasmania Board

About the WorkCover Tasmania Board, and its current members

About us

About us

About WorkSafe Tasmania, its Strategic Plan, and its relationship with the WorkCover Tasmania Board

Abrasive blasting: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with abrasive blasting.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Accessibility

We are committed to making information accessible to all members of the Tasmanian community, including people with disabilities. We have built our website using best practice and designing the site for all users.

Accommodation and Food Services

Accommodation and Food Services industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Accommodation and Food Services industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Accommodation and Food Services industry.

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

Accommodation and Food Services industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Accommodation and Food Services industry.

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

Accommodation and Food Services industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Accommodation and Food Services industry.

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

Acts and Regulations

The laws that WorkSafe Tasmania administers.

Topics > Laws and compliance

Administrative and Support Services

Administrative and Support Services industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Administrative and Support Services industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Administrative and Support Services industry.

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

Administrative and Support Services industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Administrative and Support Services industry.

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

Administrative and Support Services industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Administrative and Support Services industry.

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

Advisory Service

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

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry.

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

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry.

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

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry.

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

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing snapshot 2020

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2020 Industry snapshots web pages

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

Amusement devices

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

Animal handling in agriculture

The health and safety risks of handling animals and how to manage them.

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

Arts and Recreation industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Arts and Recreation Services industry.

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

Arts and Recreation Services

Arts and Recreation Services industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Arts and Recreation Services industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Arts and Recreation Services industry.

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

Arts and Recreation Services industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Arts and Recreation Services industry.

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

Asbestos claims for family members

Aimed at family members of a deceased worker. Details the step by step process to follow to make a claim for asbestos compensation in Tasmania.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

Asbestos claims for workers

Aimed at workers. Details the step by step process that workers must follow to make a claim for asbestos compensation in Tasmania.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

Asbestos compensation disputes

Explains what to do in asbestos compensation disputes and referral to the Asbestos Compensation Tribunal.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Laws, reports and dispute resolution

Asbestos compensation forms and guides

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation

Asbestos compensation laws and annual reports

Lists Tasmanian asbestos compensation laws and Asbestos Compensation Commissioner annual reports.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Laws, reports and dispute resolution

Asbestos Compensation Scheme

Explains Tasmania’s asbestos compensation scheme and who can make a claim.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

Asbestos in mineral kits

Warns of the potential presence of asbestos in mineral kits; and what to do if you have these.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Asbestos in some bunsen burner mats

Warning of the potential presence of asbestos in bunsen burner mats used in laboratories; and what to do if you have these.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Asbestos removal licensing

Explains when an asbestos licence is required for asbestos removal, the types of asbestos licences, and how to get an asbestos licence

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Asbestos licensing

Asbestos safety

The health and safety risks of asbestos and how to manage them. Aimed at DIY home renovators and tradespeople/workplaces.

Asbestos safety guides

Worksafe's safety guides

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

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

Audit process and audit tool

Aimed at insurance companies that wish to provide workers compensation insurance policies to employers in Tasmania. Outlines the audit process and provides the audit tool for self-audits.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Basic rate and basic salary indexation

Provides the declared basic salary calculated in accordance with the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1998.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Becoming a high risk licence assessor

Explains how to become a high risk work assessor accredited by WorkSafe Tasmania.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

Better Work events

Information about Better Work Tasmania events.

Topics > Services and events > Better Work Tasmania

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

Bullying resources

Worksafe's safety guides

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

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

Careers

Provides listings of current jobs at WorkSafe Tasmania

Carers

The health and safety risks in home care and how to manage them.

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

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 events > Better Work Tasmania

Category 1: Excellence in work health and safety systems

Information about WorkSafe Awards Category

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Category 2: Excellence in implementing a work health and safety solution

Information about WorkSafe Awards Category 2

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Category 3: Excellence in work health and safety culture

Information about WorkSafe Awards category 3

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Category 4: Excellence in contributions to work health and safety

Information about WorkSafe Awards category 4

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Category 5: Excellence achieved by a health and safety representative

Information about WorkSafe Awards category 5

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Category 6: Excellence in injury management

Information about WorkSafe Awards category 6

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Category 7: Excellence in an individual’s contribution to injury management

Information about WorkSafe Awards Category 7

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Category 8: Excellence in a workplace health and wellbeing initiative

Information about WorkSafe Awards category 8

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Ceasing unsafe work

Explains when and why a worker can cease unsafe work.

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

Chemicals safety

The health and safety risks of hazardous chemicals/substances and how to manage them.

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

Classes of high risk work

Lists the classes of high risk work licences.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

Cleaners

The health and safety risks in the cleaning industry and how to manage them.

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

Codes of practice

Lists the current approved codes of practice with effect in Tasmania.

Topics > Laws and compliance

Common law damages

Explains the requirement to notify the Asbestos Compensation Commissioner of common law action.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

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

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

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

Compensation under other laws

Explains the requirement to notify the Asbestos Compensation Commissioner of any compensation received under other laws.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

Completing the Irrevocable Power of Attorney

Aimed at self insurers. Explains how to complete the required irrevocable power of attorney and submit it to the WorkCover Tasmania Board.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Conducting and providing the annual WHS management systems report

Aimed at self insurers. Explains how to conduct the required work health and safety management system report and provide it to the WorkCover Tasmania Board.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Confined spaces

The health and safety risks of confined spaces and how to manage them.

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

Confined spaces: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with work carried out in a confined space. Applies to workplaces plus designers/manufacturers/ suppliers of plant/structures that include/are intended to include a confined space.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Construction

Construction industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Construction guides

Samples to develop your own workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Construction industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Construction industry.

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

Construction industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Construction industry.

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

Construction industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Construction industry.

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

Construction snapshot 2020

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Construction industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2020 Industry snapshots web pages

Construction tools and templates

Tools and templates for the construction industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Construction work: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with construction work.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Consult with your workers

About us > From our Executive Director

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

Contact us

Contact details for WorkSafe Tasmania, the WorkCover Tasmania Board, and Asbestos Compensation Commissioner

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information about COVID-19 coronavirus.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

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

Costs associated with holding a licence to insure

Aimed at licensed insurers. Lists the expenses associated with becoming a licensed insurer, and the ongoing expenses associated with maintaining your licence.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Costs associated with holding a permit to self-insure

Aimed at self insurers. Lists the expenses associated with becoming a self insurer, and the ongoing expenses associated with maintaining your permit.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Court summaries

Lists court summaries of prosecutions undertaken by WorkSafe Tasmania.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Prosecutions

COVID-19 business/employment resources

Information about COVID-19 coronavirus: business and employment resources

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

COVID-19 health and mental wellbeing resources

Information about COVID-19 coronavirus: health and mental wellbeing resources

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

Covid-19 Safe workplace Framework list

List of all industry snapshots, which provide performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts > Coronavirus (COVID-19) > COVID archived pages > COVID-19 Safe Workplaces Framework

COVID-19 workers compensation

Information about COVID-19 coronavirus: workers compensation resources

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

Create your COVID-19 Safety Plan

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

Current and previous Workplace Issues magazines

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

Topics > Forms and publications > Workplace Issues magazine

Dangerous goods driver licences

Explains how to get a driver licence to transport dangerous goods by road.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals > Transport of dangerous goods

Dangerous goods vehicle licences

Explains how to get a licence for vehicles used to transport dangerous goods by road.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals > Transport of dangerous goods

Deemed diseases

Lists the diseases and exposures that presume (in the absence of other evidence) that the worker’s employment has contributed to by a substantial degree.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Definitions in asbestos compensation

Defines terms and words commonly used in the Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Laws, reports and dispute resolution

Demolition work: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with demolition work.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Disrupt your safety mindset

About us > From our Executive Director

Diving work

The safety and legal requirements for diving work.

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

Do I need a fireworks permit?

Explains when a fireworks permit is required and how to apply for a fireworks permit.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits

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

Domestic tasks in home care

The health and safety risks in home care - specifically, domestic tasks such as cleaning a client's home - and how to manage them.

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

Drones

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

Education and Training

Education and Training industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Education and Training industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Education and Training industry.

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

Education and Training industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Education and Training industry.

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

Education and Training industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Education and Training industry.

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

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)

Electrical power tool safety on board marine vessels

Warns the fishing and maritime industry of the dangers of using 240-volt electric power tools and equipment on vessels where exposure to sea water is a risk factor.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Electrical wiring on construction sites

Explains basic requirements for construction wiring on construction and demolition sites according to AS/NZS 3012.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > Construction

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry

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

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry.

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

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry.

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

Emergency planning

Explain how to plan and prepare for an emergency in or near your workplace.

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

Emotional support resources in the event of an incident

Lists resources for those who have witnessed, been involved in or been affected by a workplace death, serious injury or other significant incident

Topics > Health and safety > Notify WorkSafe

Enforceable undertakings

Lists enforceable undertakings accepted by WorkSafe Tasmania.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions

Enforcing the laws

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

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

Ensuring safety for visitors to your workplace

Advisory Service > Read our Advisors' magazine columns

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)

Evidence of identity

Lists the types of identification required for licensing and permits.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

Excavation work: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with excavation work, including bulk excavations more than 1.5 metres deep, trenches, shafts and tunnels.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Exemptions under the Work Health and Safety Regulations

Lists exemptions under the Work Health and Safety Regulations and who may apply.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Acts and Regulations

Eye injuries

The health and safety risks associated with eye hazards and how to manage them to reduce the risk of eye injuries.

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

Failure of soft sling during maintenance

Describes an incident where a soft sling failed during maintenance inside a raw material processing mill.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Falls/working at height

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

Farmers fatally crushed using tractors

Outlines safety precautions to take following the deaths of two farmers after being crushed by tractors

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Fatigue

The health and safety risks of fatigue and how to manage them.

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

Favourites

WorkSafe Tasmania - bookmark your favourite or most frequently used pages

Financial and Insurance Services

Financial and Insurance Services industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Financial and Insurance Services industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Financial and Insurance Services industry.

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

Financial and Insurance Services industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Financial and Insurance Services industry.

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

Financial and Insurance Services industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Financial and Insurance Services industry.

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

Financial requirements for a new entity employer

Aimed at self insurers. Explains the additional financial information that self insurers must provide to the WorkCover Tasmania Board when applying for a permit to self-insure.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Find a licensed asbestos removalist or assessor

Use this list to find a licensed asbestos removalist or assessor

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Asbestos licensing

Find an accredited medical practitioner

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

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

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

Fireworks issued permits

Lists current fireworks permits issued by WorkSafe Tasmania.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits

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

First aid in the workplace: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to provide adequate first aid facilities, kits, procedures and training.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Focussing on mental health, safety and wellbeing

About us > From our Executive Director

Forest safety: Code of practice (Tasmania)

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks in the Tasmanian forest industry. This code has been preserved as an approved code of practice under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Forklifts

The health and safety risks of forklifts and how to manage them.

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

Fumes and vapours

The health and safety risks of airborne contaminants and how to manage them

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

Functions of the Regulator

Explains the functions of the Work Health and Safety Regulator.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Regulator

Getting back to work after an injury

Explains the injury management and return to work process for injured workers.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Getting help from an inspector

Lists the issues a WorkSafe Tasmania inspector can help workplaces with.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Inspectors

Getting people involved in your wellbeing program

Provides examples for getting people enthusiastic and involved in your workplace wellbeing program.

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

Getting your worker back to work

Aimed at employers. Explains how to get injured workers back to work in Tasmania and provide suitable alternative duties.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Gig economy

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

Globally Harmonised System (GHS)

Explains the Globally Harmonised System (GHS) for classifying and labelling hazardous chemicals

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals > Storage of hazardous chemicals

Guideline on the definition of wages A - Z

Aimed at people who need to calculate workers compensation premiums.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Hazard management advice for bushfire-affected areas

Details typical hazards in bushfire-affected areas and how to manage them.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Hazardous chemicals

Explains how to store, handle and use hazardous chemicals. Placarding, manifest quantity workplaces (MQW), major hazard facilities (MHF) and abandoned fuel/gas tanks.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals > Storage of hazardous chemicals

Hazardous manual tasks: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks of musculoskeletal disorders arising from hazardous manual tasks.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Hazards and solutions A-Z

A listing of safety hazards, solutions and other safety topics.

Topics > Health and safety

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)

Health Care and Social Assistance

Health Care and Social Assistance industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Health Care and Social Assistance industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Health Care and Social Assistance industry.

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

Health Care and Social Assistance industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Health Care and Social Assistance industry.

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

Health Care and Social Assistance industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Health Care and Social Assistance industry.

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

Health Care and Social Assistance snapshot 2020

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Health Care and Social Assistance industry

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2020 Industry snapshots web pages

Healthier, Safer and Productive Workplaces Grant winners announced

Explains the Healthier, Safer and Productive Workplaces Grant Program 2019–20. Applications for the grant program have now closed.

About us > About the WorkCover Tasmania Board

Healthy eating

Explains how to promote healthy eating as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

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

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

Herbicide

About historical herbicide exposure

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

High risk licences issued interstate

Explains how to apply to WorkSafe Tasmania to transfer an interstate high risk work licence.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

High risk work licences

Explains what work a high risk work licence is required for.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

Home

Tasmania's WHS regulator. Being 'Safe and Well Every Day' is the promise WorkSafe Tasmania makes to the Tasmanian community.

Horse and stable safety

The health and safety risks of working with horses and in stables and how to manage them.

Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > A > Animal handling in agriculture

Hot and cold environments

Explains the health and safety risks of working in hot and cold environments and how to manage them. Includes safety vs comfort and ideal temperature ranges.

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

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)

How the Financial Undertaking is determined

Aimed at self insurers. Sets out the methodology for determining the required financial undertaking.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

How to apply for a high risk work licence

Explains how to apply, renew and replace a high risk work licence.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

How to apply for a licence to insure

Aimed at insurance companies that wish to provide workers compensation insurance policies to employers in Tasmania. Explains the process for applying to the WorkCover Tasmania Board for this licence.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

How to apply to cease being a licence holder

Aimed at licensed insurers. Explains the process for applying to the WorkCover Tasmania Board to surrender the licence.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

How to apply to cease being a permit holder

Aimed at self insurers. Explains the process for applying to the WorkCover Tasmania Board to surrender the permit.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

How to become an accredited WRP

Explains the process for applying to be a workplace rehabilitation provider accredited by the WorkCover Tasmania Board. Includes the National Framework, required professional qualifications, conditions and approval, and more.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workplace rehabilitation providers (WRPs)

How to comply

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts > Coronavirus (COVID-19) > COVID archived pages > COVID-19 Safe Workplaces Framework

How to comply with the self insurer permit conditions

Aimed at self insurers. Explains how to meet permit conditions: general requirements, prudential requirements, work health and safety management, injury and claims management, exit provisions and data reporting requirements.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

How to develop and manage an employer injury management policy

Provides guidance on developing an employer injury management policy.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

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

How to make a workers compensation claim

Aimed at injured workers. Explains the workers compensation process in Tasmania and how workers can make a claim for themselves; a dependant can make a claim for a deceased family member.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

How to manage and control asbestos in the workplace: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with asbestos and asbestos-containing material, therefore reducing the incidence of asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

How to manage work health and safety risks: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage work health and safety risks for all duty holders, including PCBUs, employers, self-employed people, principal contractors, persons with management or control of a workplace, designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers of plant/substances/structures used for work.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

How to run an effective incident investigation

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How to safely remove asbestos: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with asbestos removal.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

How to update your licence details

Links to our online form so you can update your licence details with WorkSafe Tasmania.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

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)

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)

If you're accused of bullying at work

Sets out what to do and what your rights are if you have been accused of workplace bullying.

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

If you're being bullied at work

Sets out what you can do if you believe you are being bullied at work.

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

Importing and authorising explosives

Sets out the notification requirements for importing and authorising explosives.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals > Explosives

Improvement notices

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

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

Inadequate guarding found on mobile plant used in forest industry

Warns of the responsibilities to guard mobile plant and machinery.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Incident notification for COVID-19

Information about COVID-19 coronavirus: incident notification

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

Independent medical reviews (IMRs)

Explains independent medical reviews (IMRs).

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

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

Industry snapshots

List of all industry snapshots, which provide performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Information for former self-insurers

Aimed at self insurers. Explains the WorkCover Tasmania Board's policy and process for applying for the return of financial undertakings.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Information for self-insurers

Aimed at self insurers. Provides information so self insurers can fulfill their obligations and meet their permit conditions.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Information Media and Telecommunications

Information Media and Technology industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Information Media and Telecommunications industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Information Media and Telecommunications industry.

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

Information Media and Telecommunications industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Information Media and Telecommunications industry.

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

Information Media and Telecommunications industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Information Media and Telecommunications industry.

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

Injury management co-ordinators (IMCs)

Explains the role of the injury management co-ordinator (IMC); training, outsourcing, and appointing IMCs.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation

Injury management programs (IMPs)

Explains what injury management programs are. Includes guidelines.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Injury management: Making it work

Introduces the concept of injury management: what it is and what makes it work.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Inspectors and Inspections

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

Topics > Laws and compliance > Inspectors

Internal review of decision

Explains the process and circumstances for applying for an internal review of a WorkSafe Tasmania inspector's decision.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions

Issues an inspector can decide

Sets out the issues a WorkSafe Tasmania inspector can be appointed to, to decide and resolve.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Inspectors

Labelling of workplace hazardous chemicals: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to label hazardous chemicals and how to manage risks associated with them.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

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

Laws and ADG Code

Lists the laws that regulate the transport of dangerous goods in tasmania. Explains the Australian Dangerous Goods Code (ADG Code).

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals > Transport of dangerous goods

Lead work

Explains the health and safety risks of working with lead and how to manage them. Includes lead in house paints.

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

Leadership Excellence Award

Information about WorkSafe Awards category 10

Topics > Services and events > WorkSafe Awards 2021

Licence conditions

Aimed at licensed insurers. Provides documents that set out the licence conditions that licensed insurers must comply with.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Licensing fees

Current fees for WorkSafe Tasmania licences and permits.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

Licensing forms and guides

Lists licensing forms and guides

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

Lifting and moving people in home care

The health and safety risks in home care - specifically, lifting, moving and transferring people - and how to manage them.

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

Lighting on construction sites

Explains basic requirements for lighting on construction and demolition sites according to AS/NZS 3012.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > Construction

list east coast

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits > Fireworks issued permits > fw lists

list north

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits > Fireworks issued permits > fw lists

list northwest

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits > Fireworks issued permits > fw lists

List of accredited workplace rehabilitation providers

Lists the organisation that have been accredited as workplace rehabilitation providers in Tasmania by the WorkCover Tasmania Board.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workplace rehabilitation providers (WRPs)

List of licensed insurers

Lists the insurers licensed by the WorkCover Tasmania Board to provide workers compensation insurance.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

List of self-insurers

Lists the insurers granted a permit by the WorkCover Tasmania Board to provide self-insure for workers compensation.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

list south

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits > Fireworks issued permits > fw lists

list west coast

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits > Fireworks issued permits > fw lists

Long service leave

About long service leave.

Topics > Laws and compliance

Long service leave disputes and records

About long service leave disputes and records.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Long service leave

Long service leave for mining employees

About long service leave for mining employees.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Long service leave

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

Making a workers comp claim for COVID-19

Information about COVID-19 coronavirus: workers compensation resources

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

Making workers compensation payments

Aimed at employers. Explains workers compensation payments, including weekly payments and payment of expenses, and the accrual of leave in Tasmania.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Managing an existing workers comp claim during the pandemic

Information about COVID-19 coronavirus: workers compensation resources

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

Managing electrical risks in the workplace: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with electrical work, equipment and installations.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing noise and preventing hearing loss at work: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with noise exposure.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing risk

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts > Coronavirus (COVID-19) > COVID archived pages > COVID-19 Safe Workplaces Framework

Managing risks in stevedoring: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with stevedoring.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with hazardous chemicals.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing the risk of falls in housing construction: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with falls.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing the risks of falls at workplaces: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with falls from height in housing construction.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing the risks of plant in the workplace: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with plant, including managing, installing and commissioning plant.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing the risks of respirable crystalline silica from engineered stone in the workplace

Provides practical guidance on how to manage the health and safety risks associated with respirable crystalline silica from engineered stone

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Managing the work environment and facilities: Code of practice

Provides practical guidance on how to provide and maintain a safe and healthy physical work environment.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Manual handling

The health and safety risks of hazardous manual tasks and how to manage them.

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

Manufacturing

Manufacturing industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Manufacturing industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Manufacturing industry.

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

Manufacturing industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Manufacturing industry.

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

Manufacturing industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Manufacturing industry.

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

Manufacturing snapshot 2020

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Manufacturing industry

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2020 Industry snapshots web pages

MDGuidelines tutorials

Links to video tutorials on using MDGuidelines.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > MDGuidelines

Medical and other expenses

Explains the medical and other expenses payable under the Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme; and eligibility for these.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants > Asbestos compensation benefits

Medical panel guidance and forms

Aimed at medical specialists who sit on medical panels in the asbestos compensation scheme.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Medical practitioners

Medical practitioner fees

Aimed at doctors. Explains that the WorkCover Tasmania Board does not prescribe fees for services provided by medical practitioners/other service providers to injured workers on workers compensation.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

Medical practitioner guidance and forms

Aimed at medical practitioners who are involved with Tasmania’s asbestos compensation scheme and/or are treating a person with asbestos-related disease.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Medical practitioners

Medical practitioners accredited to assess permanent impairment

Aimed at doctors. Explains how medical practitioners can become accredited by the WorkCover Tasmania Board to assess permanent impairment of an injured worker.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

Men's health

Gives examples of how to promote men’s health as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

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

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

Migrant workers

Aimed at employers of migrant workers. Explains factors to consider when covering work health and safety for migrant workers.

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

Mining

Mining industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Mining industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Mining industry.

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

Mining industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Mining industry.

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

Mining industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Mining industry.

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

Mobile phones

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

Moulded case circuit breaker: Arc flash incident

Describes an arc flash incident incident involving a moulded case circuit breaker

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

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

New WRP Accreditation Framework in Tasmania

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workplace rehabilitation providers (WRPs)

Noise

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

Notify WorkSafe

Explains how to report a notifiable incident to WorkSafe Tasmania; what incidents must be reported and what incidents do not need to be reported.

Topics > Health and safety

Offices

The health and safety risks of fatigue and how to manage them.

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

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

Ongoing obligations for accredited WRPs

Outlines the ongoing requirements for accredited workplace rehabilitation providers, including annual self-evaluations, determining conformance, and more.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workplace rehabilitation providers (WRPs)

Other employer responsibilities

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts > Coronavirus (COVID-19) > COVID archived pages > COVID-19 Safe Workplaces Framework

Other Services industry snapshot

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Other Services industry.

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

Other Services industry snapshot 2018

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Other Services industry.

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

Other Services industry snapshot 2019

Provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Other Services industry.

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

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Topics > Health and safety

Penalties

Explains breaches of the work health and safety laws, and categories of offences.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions

Permit conditions

Aimed at self insurers. Provides documents that set out the permit conditions that self insurers must comply with.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

How to properly select and use the right personal protective equipment (PPE) for your work. Training and care of PPE.

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

Physical activity and exercise

Gives examples of how to promote physical activity and exercise as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

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

Plant design registration

Explains the requirements for plant design registration, what plant designs must be registered, who must apply and how to apply.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Plant registration

Plant inspections

Explains the requirements for plant inspections and competent persons.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Plant registration

Plant item registration

Explains what plant must be registered with WorkSafe Tasmania, who must register plant, how to apply for plant registration, and conditions of registration.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Plant registration

Power lines

The health and safety risks of working near overhead power lines and how to manage them.

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

Preparation of safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals: Code of Practice

Provides practical guidance on how to prepare safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice > codes of practice folder

Prevent and manage bullying in your workplace

Explains how bullying is a safety matter that employers and managers must prevent and manage. Includes how to take a risk management approach to bullying.

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

Preventing exposure to silica from engineered stone benchtops

Warns of the health and safety risks of exposure to silica dust; and the control measures to be considered.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

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