Legislation and Publications

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 sets out the key principles, duties and rights in relation to occupational health and safety.
Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic) The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 specify the ways duties imposed by the Occupational Health and Safety Act must be performed.

 

Communicating occupational health and safety across languages
Confined spaces
First aid in the workplace
Foundries
Managing asbestos in workplaces
Prevention of falls in general construction
Removing asbestos in workplaces
Workplace amenities and work environment
Dangerous Goods Act 1985 (Vic) The Dangerous Goods Act 1985 (Vic) sets out the general duties for the manufacture, storage, transport, transfer, sale and use of dangerous goods and the import of explosives into Victoria. The Act also enables regulations to be made about dangerous goods.
Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012 (Vic) The Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012 (Vic) are defined in the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 and are classified in the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods and by Road and Rail according to their common hazardous properties.

 

Workplace Injury, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic) The Workplace Injury, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic) delivers on the Government's commitment to reduce the regulatory burden associated with the workers' compensation legislation.

 

Compliance Codes
Providing employment, planning and consulting about return to work
Return to Work Coordinators
Return to Work information
Cooperating with labour hire employers about return to work