Need workplace safety advice for your small business? WorkSafe’s free OHS Essentials program offers small businesses confidential and expert advice in improving health and workplace safety. Get access to three free consultations with an independent consultant who will support improving safety in your business.
What is the OHS Essentials Program
The OHS Essentials program provides free, confidential and personalised advice to keep your workers safe.
Over 12 months, an independent health and safety consultant will work closely with you to improve your workplace safety and provide guidance on your coronavirus (COVID-19) employer obligations.
Over three sessions, your consultant will develop a practical and personalised action plan for you.
The plan will outline the safety hazards identified and how to minimise the risks. It is designed for you to keep and continuously adapt over time. The best part – talk to your consultant at a time that’s convenient for you.
Get coronavirus (COVID-19) safety advice with OHS Essentials.
Knowing where to start with workplace safety can feel
overwhelming – especially during a global pandemic.
Your OHS Essentials consultant will help you understand your obligations as an employer during coronavirus (COVID-19) all while providing essential safety advice for your business.
What should I expect?
During a visit, your OHS consultant will explain your employer obligations under Victorian health and safety laws, and help you identify safety hazards and risks for your business
Are you Eligible?
If you are a:
1. Small or medium business (60 workers or fewer) with a WorkCover insurance policy.
2. Sole trader with contractors
3. Victorian farmer – As part of WorkSafe’s commitment to workplace
safety in the agriculture industry, all Victorian farmers can apply for the program.
For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online at: https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/ohs-essentials-program