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Occupational health and safety (OHS)
As a business owner, you have an obligation to provide a safe and healthy workplace for yourself, your workers and your contractors. Manage health and safety with a minimum of red tape by addressing 3 core components.
You will find information for all employers as well as specific information for small business owners who may not yet have OHS processes in place.
How to make your workplace safe and prevent injury.
|Do your own inspection
||Get tips and tools to help you find the hazard, assess the risks and fix the problems.
|Get a free safety consultation
||An independent health and safety consultant will come to your workplace, help identify safety issues relevant to your business and provide useful advice on how to go about addressing the issues|
Know your Worksafe insurance obligations and where contractors fit in.
|Your Worksafe insurance obligations
||Get information about what insurance you need and take out a Worksafe insurance policy.
|Contractors and workers
||Assess whether or not a contractor you engage may be considered your worker for Worksafe insurance purposes
Know your return to work obligations and get tailored help for small businesses.
|Employer's return to work obligations
||Know when your obligations begin and plan for your employees return to work.
|Return to work essentials for small business
||If you own or manage a small business and have an injured worker, you may be able to get help in the return to work process.
Need further help?
Top five business tools recommended by Lisa Burrell:
- Superannuation, Income Tax and Higher Education Payments
- Long Service Leave calculator
- Superannuation and Tax calculator
- The Small Business 'Overtime vs. More Staff' calculator