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2019 WorkSafe Month Webinars

Topics > Health and safety > Events > WorkSafe Month

4 steps to manage hazards and risk

How to identify and manage safety hazards in the workplace.

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

About MDGuidelines

MDGuidelines provides up to date evidence-based information on many diseases and injuries that can help you to 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 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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Accommodation and Food Services industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Accommodation and Food Services industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that 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

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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Administrative and Support Services industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Advisory Service

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

Topics > Health and safety

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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Airborne contaminants

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 > A

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

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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Arts and Recreation Services industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Asbestos claims for family members

Aimed at family members of a deceased worker. 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. 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

Asbestos compensation forms and guides

Topics > Compensation > Compensation guides and forms

Asbestos compensation disputes

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 laws and annual reports

Tasmanian asbestos compensation laws and Asbestos Compensation Commissioner Annual Reports.

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

Asbestos Compensation Scheme

This information explains Tasmania’s asbestos compensation scheme and who can make a claim.

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

Asbestos in mineral kits

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Asbestos in some bunsen burner mats

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Asbestos removal licensing

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 safety

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

Basic rate and basic salary indexation

Table providing 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

This information explains how to become an accredited high risk work assessor

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

Build a positive safety culture

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

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

Catch up on 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 > Past Events - recordings and other information

Ceasing unsafe work

When and why a worker is able to cease unsafe work.

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

Check the classes of high risk work

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

The list of the approved code of practice with effect in Tasmania.

Topics > Laws and compliance

Common law damages

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

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

Common mistakes that lead to fines

Common safety and compliance mistakes, and 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

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

National survey comparing safety and workers compensation schemes

Topics > Forms and publications > Statistics

Compensation under other laws

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

Topics > Compensation > Asbestos compensation > Applicants

Completing the Irrevocable Power of Attorney

Completing the Irrevocable Power of Attorney

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Conducting and providing the annual WHS management systems report

Conducting and providing the annual WHS management systems report

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 industry snapshot

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Construction industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Construction tools and templates

Construction tools and templates

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Construction work: Code of practice

This information explains the Construction Work code of practice.

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

Consulting about safety

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

The difference between contractors and PCBUs, and how PCBUs can manage their contractors.

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

Corporate publications

Listing of Corporate Publications

Topics > Forms and publications

Costs associated with holding a licence to insure

Costs associated with holding a license to insure

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Costs associated with holding a permit to self-insure

Costs associated with holding a permit to self-insure

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Court summaries

Court summaries

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Prosecutions

Dangerous goods driver licences

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

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

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

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

This information explains the Demolition Work code of practice.

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

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?

When a fireworks permit is required and how to apply for a fireworks permit.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits

Do I need a licence?

Find out if you need a high risk work licence

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

Domestic and family violence

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

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Mental health

Drugs and alcohol

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 > 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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Education and Training industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Electing HSRs

How to elect health and safety representatives (HSRs).

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

Electrical power tool safety on board marine vessels

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry snapshot

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Enforcing the laws

Find information about enforcement options, notices and WHS undertakings

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

Establishing work groups for HSRs

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

Types of identification required for licensing and permits.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

Excavation work: Code of practice

This information explains the Excavation Work code of practice.

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

Exemptions under the Work Health and Safety Regulations

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

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Farmers fatally crushed using 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

Provide 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

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Financial and Insurance Services industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Financial requirements for a new entity employer

Financial requirements for a new entity employer

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Find an accredited medical practitioner

List of medical pratitioners accredited by the WorkCover Tasmania Board

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

Firework permits conditions

Conditions around fireworks permits

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits

Fireworks issued permits

fireworks, cracker night, type 2 fireworks, pyrotechnician, permit

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

This information explains the First Aid in the Workplace code of practice.

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

Forest safety: Code of practice (Tasmania)

This information explains the Forestry Safety Code (Tasmania) code of practice.

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

Getting back to work after an injury

The injury management and return to work process for injured workers

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Getting help from an inspector

Issues an inspector can assist you with

Topics > Laws and compliance > Inspectors

Getting people involved in your wellbeing program

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

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing programs

Getting your worker back to work

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

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Globally Harmonised System (GHS)

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

This information will assist parties who are calculating workers compensation premiums.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Hazardous chemicals

How to store, handle and use hazardous chemicals in the workplace. 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 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 > H

Hazardous manual tasks

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 > H

Hazardous manual tasks: Code of practice

This information explains the Hazardous Manual Tasks code of practice.

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

Hazards and solutions A-Z

A listing of hazards and solutions from A-Z.

Topics > Health and safety

Health and safety committees

The benefits of having a health and safety committee and how to establish one.

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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Health Care and Social Assistance industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Healthier, Safer and Productive Workplaces Grant Program 2019–20

Healthier, Safer and Productive Workplaces Grant Program 2019–20

Topics > Services and advice

Healthy eating

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

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z

Healthy Tasmanian Workplaces

Healthy Tasmanian Workplaces

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z

Herbicide

Herbicide

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

High Risk Licences issued interstate

Find out about transferring your interstate HRW licence

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 > H

Hot and cold environments

This information explains the health and safety risks of working in hot and cold environments and how to manage them

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

How PCBUs must support HSRs

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

How the Financial Undertaking is determined

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

How to apply for a licence to insure

How to apply for a licence to insure

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

How to apply to cease being a licence holder

How to apply to cease being a licence a holder

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

How to apply to cease being a permit holder

How to apply to cease being a permit holder

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

How to apply?

How to apply for a high risk work licence

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

How to become an accredited WRP

How to become an accredited workplace rehabilitation provider.

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

How to comply with the self insurer permit conditions

How to comply with the self insurer permit conditions

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

How to develop and manage an employer injury management policy

Develop and mange an Employer Injury Management Policy

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

How to get training?

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

How to investigate an incident

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. About the workers compensation process in Tasmania and how to make a claim for themselves or a deceased family member.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

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

This information explains the How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace code of practice.

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

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

This information explains the How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks code of practice.

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

How to safely remove asbestos: Code of practice

This information explains the How to Safely Remove Asbestos code of practice.

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

How to update your licence details

How to update your licence details.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

HSR for multiple businesses at a workplace

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

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

HSR Training

About health and safety representative (HSR) training.

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

If you're accused of bullying at work

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

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Bullying

If you're being bullied at work

What you can do if you believe you are being bullied at work.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Bullying

Importing and authorising explosives

Notification requirements for importing and authorising explosives.

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

Improvement notices

Improvement notices

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

Inadequate guarding found on mobile plant used in forest industry

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Independent medical examinations (IMEs)

Independent medical examinations (IMEs)

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

Inducting new workers

Why and how to hold an induction for new workers.

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

Industry snapshots

Complete list of all industry snapshots.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Information about your workers compensation claim

Form for submitting a request for the user's own workers compensation claims history information.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Requesting information

Information for former self-insurers

Information for former self-insurers

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Information for self-insurers

Asset listing for Self insurers

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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Information Media and Telecommunications industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Injury management co-ordinators (IMCs)

The role of the injury management co-ordinator in returning injured workers to work. Injury management co-ordinator training.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation

Injury management programs (IMPs)

This section explains what injury management programs are and provides further guidelines on these

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Injury management: Making it work

This information introduces the concept of injury management: what it is and what makes it work.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Inspectors and Inspections

Information about WorkSafe Tasmania Inspectors, what they do and their powers

Topics > Laws and compliance > Inspectors

Internal review of decision

Find information about applying for an internal review of decision.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions

Issues an inspector can decide

Issues an inspector can be appointed to, to decide and resolve

Topics > Laws and compliance > Inspectors

Labelling of workplace hazardous chemicals: Code of practice

This information explains the Labelling of Workplace Hazardous Chemicals code of practice.

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

The Australian Dangerous Goods Code (ADG Code).

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

Lead work

Link to an information booklet on lead and house paints on the Australian Government Environment website

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

Licence conditions

This section contains Information for licensed insurers to meet their license conditions

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Licence to Perform High Risk Work Renewal Application

Application form to RENEW your licence to perform high risk work.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > High risk licensing

Licensing fees

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

Licensing forms

Listing of licensing forms and guides

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

List of accredited WRPs

List of workplace rehabilitation providers accredited by the WorkCover Tasmania Board

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

List of licensed insurers

This section lists the licensed insurers in Tasmania

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

List of self-insurers

This section lists the self insurers in Tasmania

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

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 workers compensation payments

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

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Managing electrical risks in the workplace: Code of practice

This information explains the Managing Electrical Risks in the Workplace code of practice.

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

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

This information explains the Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss code of practice.

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

Managing risks in stevedoring: Code of practice

This information explains the Managing Risks in Stevedoring code of practice.

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

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

This information explains the Managing Risks of Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace code of practice.

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

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

This information explains the Managing the Risk of Falls in Housing Construction code of practice.

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

Managing the risks of falls at workplaces: Code of practice

This information explains the Managing the Risks of Falls in Workplaces code of practice.

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

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

This information explains the Managing the Risks of Plant in the Workplace code of practice.

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

Managing the work environment and facilities: Code of practice

This information explains the Managing the Work Environment and Facilities code of practice.

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

Manufacturing

Manufacturing industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Manufacturing industry snapshot

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Manufacturing industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

MDGuidelines tutorials

YouTube tutorials to assist with using MDGuidelines

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > MDGuidelines

Medical and other expenses

Medical and other expenses payable under the Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme; 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 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 impairment

how to become an accredited medical practitioner in Tasmania to assess permanent impairment of an injured worker

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

Men's health

How to promote men’s health as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z

Mentally healthy workplaces

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

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Mental health

Migrant workers

Aimed at employers of migrant workers. Considerations for 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

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Mining industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

New and young workers

Aimed at PCBUs/managers of these new workers, and parents/guardians. Health and safety for new workers of any age. Includes apprentices, trainees and students doing work experience placement.

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

Notify WorkSafe

Information about how to report an incident to WorkSafe Tasmania

Topics > Health and safety

Occupational violence and aggression (OVA)

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

Older workers

Myths around older workers and safety, and how these negatively impact on workers and business. 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

About the ongoing obligations that workplace rehabilitation providers have as an accredited provider.

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

Other Services industry snapshot

Provide 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 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Other Services industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Penalties

Information about breaches and categories of offences

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions

Permit conditions

This section contains Information for self insurers to meet their permit conditions

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

How to promote physical activity and exercise as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z

Plant design registration

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

Requirements for plant inspections and competent persons.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Plant registration

Plant item registration

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

This information explains the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals code of practice.

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

Prevent and manage bullying in your workplace

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

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Bullying

Preventing exposure to silica from engineered stone benchtops

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Primary treating medical practitioners (PTMPs)

Who a primary treating medical practitioner is, and what their role is in managing workplace injuries and the return to work process.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

Pro rata long service leave

About pro rata long service leave

Topics > Laws and compliance > Long service leave

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry snapshot

Provide performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry.

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

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Prohibition notices

Prohibition notices

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

Prosecution guidelines

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Prosecutions

Providing a financial undertaking

Providing a financial undertaking

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Provisional improvement notices (PIN)

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

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

PTSD

What PTSD is, occupations most at risk, and workplace strategies for managing it.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Mental health

PTSD: Mental Health Matters Conference

Topics > Health and safety > Events > WorkSafe Month

Public Administration and Safety

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

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Public Administration and Safety industry snapshot

Provide performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Public Administration and Safety industry.

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

Public Administration and Safety industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Public Administration and Safety industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Public holidays

Public holidays

Topics > Laws and compliance

Q fever

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Quad bike safety rebate scheme

Quad bike safety rebate scheme

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

Quad bike safety rebate Scheme 2019: Application form

Quad bike safety rebate Scheme 2019: Application form

Topics > Health and safety > Hazards and solutions A-Z > Hazards and solutions A-Z pages > Q > Quad bike safety rebate scheme

Quad bikes

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

Record keeping

The reasons for record keeping, what to keep records on, and how to keep records.

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

Regulator

Regulator WHS

Topics > Laws and compliance

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services industry snapshot

Provide performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services industry.

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

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Request for the Regulator to commence a prosecution

Request for the Regulator to commence a prosecution

Topics > Laws and compliance > Enforcement and prosecutions > Prosecutions

Request workers compensation claims information

Information about obtaining workers compensation claims information under the Right to Information Act 2009.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Requesting information

Resolving issues

How health and safety representatives (HSRs) can resolve issues.

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

Retail

Retail industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Retail Trade industry snapshot

Provide performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the Retail Trade industry.

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

Retail Trade industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Retail Trade industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Return to work co-ordinators (RTWCs)

Information for return to work co-ordinators

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation

Return to work survey

National survey of return to work outcomes

Topics > Forms and publications > Statistics

Review of the WHS Regulator

Review of the WHS Regulator

Topics > Laws and compliance

Risk management of agricultural shows and carnivals Code of Practice

This information explains the Risk Management of Agricultural Shows and Carnivals code of practice.

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

Roles, functions and powers of HSRs

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

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

Safe design of structures: Code of Practice

This information explains the Safe Design of Structures code of practice.

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

Safe Farming Tasmania

safe farming, farming

Topics > Services and advice

Safe firing distances and sensitive areas

The safe distances that must be maintained when using fireworks.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > Fireworks permits

Safe use of reinforced plastics: Code of Practice

This information explains the Safe use of reinforced plastics code of practice.

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

Safe use of side-by-side or multi-utility vehicles

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Safe work method statements (SWMS)

About safe work method statements (SWMS) and how to create one

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > Construction

Safety alerts

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety

Safety in Construction kit

This guide, 'Your guide to managing safety in housing and construction', has been developed to help you manage your legal work health and safety (WHS) requirements in residential construction.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > Construction

Safety policies and procedures

Why we have safety policies and safe work procedures, and how to create them.

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

Safety publications

Guides on work health and safety

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Sample checklists forms and registers

checklists forms and registers

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Sample safe work procedures SWP

SWP

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Sample safety policies

safety policies

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Sample wellbeing tools

wellbeing tools

Topics > Health and safety > Safety forms and guides

Securing an excess of loss policy

Securing an excess of loss policy

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Security sensitive dangerous substances (SSDS)

When a Security sensitive dangerous substances (SSDS) permit is required and how to apply for one.

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

Sedentary work

The health and safety risks associated with sedentary work and how to manage them

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

Seeking approval of an injury management program (IMP)

Seeking approval of an IMP

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

Seven steps to creating a wellbeing program

Seven steps to follow to create your own workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing programs

Shot-firing

When a shot-firing permit is required, and how to apply for a shot-firing permit

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

Silica safe

The health and safety risks of silica dust and how to manage them. WorkSafe's new Silica Dust Awareness Campaign 2019

Sitemap

WorkSafe Tasmania sitemap

Sleep

How to promote sleep as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z

Slips, trips and falls

The health and safety risks associated with slips, trips and falls and how to manage them.

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

Smoking

How to promote smoking cessation as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z

Spray painting and powder coating: Code of practice

This information explains the Spray Painting and Powder Coating code of practice.

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

Statewide industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe for the whole state.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Statewide snapshot

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

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

Statewide snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that 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

Statutory benefits for asbestos-related disease

Types of compensation payable under the Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme.

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

Stress

What stress is, the effects it can have on a person and a workplace, and strategies for managing it.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Mental health

Sun exposure and UV radiation

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

Tasmanian abalone industry: Code of practice

This information explains the Tasmanian Abalone Industry code of practice.

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

The annual levy to the workers compensation fund

The annual levy to the workers compensation fund

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Licensed Insurers

The benefits of returning to work

This information sheet aims to help everyone involved in the injury management process understand why returning to work is so important and what they can do to help injured workers return to work. Information Sheet Number: IS-083

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

The Nominal Insurer

About the Nominal Insurer, which provides a safety net for injured workers left without compensation if their employer isn’t insured or is bankrupt, or if their employer’s insurer is insolvent.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Tractors

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

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

Traffic controller incident

Safety alert

Topics > Health and safety > Safety alerts

Traffic management

Information on traffic managment in the workplace

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

Training and supervising your workforce

This information explains why and how to provide safety training to your workers

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

Transport, Postal and Warehousing

Transport, Postal and warehousing industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry snapshot

Provide performance data, trends and areas of focus for Transport industry.

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

Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

Truck safety: falls and loads

The health and safety risks of trucks, including falls and loads, and how to manage them.

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

Turning wellbeing ideas into actions

Ideas for wellbeing activities to hold in your workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing programs

Using MDGuidelines

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > MDGuidelines

Vehicles as workplaces

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

Visitors

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

Volunteers

Rights and responsibilities or volunteers and the organisations that engage them (including emergency service volunteer organisations).

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

Welding processes: Code of practice

This information explains the Welding processes code of practice.

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

What are codes of practice

This information explains what codes of practice are, what they cover and who they apply to.

Topics > Laws and compliance > Codes of practice

What is bullying?

What workplace bullying is, what isn’t workplace bullying; and unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Bullying

What WorkSafe can and can't do

What WorkSafe can and can’t do in workplace bullying matters.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z > Bullying

White card (construction induction) application form

Use this form to apply for a white card (construction induction)

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > White cards (construction induction)

White card (construction induction) replacement application form

Use this form to apply for a replacement white card (construction induction) card

Topics > Licensing permits and registration > White cards (construction induction)

White cards (construction induction)

Who needs a white card, how to apply for and replace a white card, and using an interstate card in Tasmania.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

Who can claim for workers compensation

Aimed at injured workers. Who is entitled to make a claim for workers compensation in Tasmania

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Wholesale Trade

Wholesale Trade industry hazards, injuries, resources and solutions

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry

Wholesale Trade industry snapshot

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

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

Wholesale Trade industry snapshot 2017

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

Topics > Health and safety > Safety by industry > 2017 Industry snapshots web pages

Wholesale Trade industry snapshot 2018

The text description to the industry snapshot poster that provides performance data, trends and areas of focus for WorkSafe within the industry.

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

WHS & Wellbeing Leaders, Champions and Peer Support

Find out how some of Tasmania’s leading businesses have implemented their ideas and concepts to improve WHS & wellbeing in their workplaces

Topics > Services and advice > Better Work Tasmania > WHS & Wellbeing Leaders Champions and Peer Support

WHS & Wellbeing solutions

WHS solutions and stories from businesses and workers, on how they solved work health, safety and wellbeing challenges

Topics > Services and advice > Better Work Tasmania > WHS & Wellbeing Solutions

WHS entry permit holders

How to apply to be a WHS entry permit holder.

Topics > Licensing permits and registration

Why invest in workplace wellbeing

How workplace wellbeing programs and improving the health of workers is good for a business’s productivity and bottom line.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing programs

WI list

Listing of last four Workplace Issues magazines

Topics > Forms and publications > Workplace Issues magazine

Women's health

How to promote women’s health as part of a workplace wellbeing program.

Topics > Health and safety > Healthy workplaces > Wellbeing A-Z

Work health and safety consultation, cooperation and coordination: Code of practice

This information explains the Work Health and Safety consultation, cooperation and coordination code of practice.

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

WorkCover Information Management System (WIMS)

Aimed at licensed insurers, self-insurers and the Tasmanian State Service. How to submit workers compensation policy and claim data to WorkCover Tasmania via the WorkCover Information Management System (WIMS).

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation

WorkCover surveillance audits

WorkCover surveillance audits

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Self-insurers

Workers compensation

Listing of workers compensation forms and guides

Topics > Compensation > Compensation guides and forms

Workers compensation claims - information for third parties

WorkCover Right to Information Application page for people requesting workers compensation claims information on behalf of a third party. Users can submit their Right to Information application online using this form.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Requesting information

Workers compensation disputes

The process for disagreements with any workers rehabilitation and compensation decisions

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Workers compensation insurance

Aimed at workers. About workers compensation insurance and the workers compensation process in Tasmania.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Employers

Workers compensation medical certificates

How to complete and order workers compensation medical certificates in Tasmania

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Medical practitioners

Workers compensation payments

Aimed at injured workers. About workers compensation payments in Tasmania.

Topics > Compensation > Workers compensation > Workers

Workers compensation scheme monitoring report

Workers compensation scheme monitoring report

Topics > Forms and publications > Statistics

Workplace Issues magazine

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

Topics > Forms and publications

WorkSafe Month

Information about WorkSafe Month and Worksafe Awards.

Topics > Health and safety > Events

Workshop safety

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

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

WRP role and services

The role of workplace rehabilitation providers in returning injured workers to work.

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

Your first steps to a safe business

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

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

Your internal incident reporting system

How to set up a reporting system in your workplace for capturing incidents and near-misses.

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

Your work health, safety and wellbeing community

Better Work Tasmania is a work health, safety and wellbeing network community where you can share WHS ideas, get tips and tools to improve your workplace, gain insights from industry experts, stay up-to-date on current issues, and connect with others.

Topics > Services and advice > Better Work Tasmania > Networking and Events