Training, resources and information
WorkSafe operates, provides information and supports a variety of community education and outreach programs. Learn more about how WorkSafe's initiatives can assist in creating a safe and healthy work environment.
WorkSafe holds lunchtime information sessions throughout the metropolitan area. These sessions are free of charge and cover a range of occupational safety and health topics. WorkSafe also conducts a yearly WorkSafe Forum and other events and activities are planned during the year.
WorkSafe provides several online resources including the SafetyLine Institute, Planet ThinkSafe, SmartMove and the WorkSafe library resources. Publications including Codes of Practice, Guidance Notes, bulletins, fact sheets, safety and health alerts, booklets, brochures, guides and information sheets can be downloaded.
The WorkSafe Plan is also available on the website. The WorkSafe Plan is an assessment process that rates safety and health management systems and directs attention to areas that could be improved. The WorkSafe Plan is not intended to prescribe how to manage safety and health, but to provide a systemic way of measuring how well it is being managed.
Learn about safety and health topics
WorkSafe works with employers, employees and employee representatives to set up and maintain systems of work so that employees are not exposed to hazards. WorkSafe has eight safety priorities : electricity; forklifts; guarding; hazardous substances; manual handling; new and young workers; slips and trips; and working at height.
WorkSafe's Community Education Officers are able to answer queries and conduct workplace presentations on a range of issues. They can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe to WorkSafe email list to receive regular up to date information.
WorkSafe also has an enquiry line: 1300 307 8777.