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Regulatory function policies
Safe work instruments policy
The policy outlines the approach that WorkSafe will take in the development of SWI, including guiding decisions as to which SWI should be developed and how they should be prioritised.Read more
The Exemptions Policy sets out the principles that WorkSafe applies to granting exemptions from regulations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).Read more
This policy sets out a high level approach to inspections and how they support WorkSafe to achieve its targets.Read more
Duty holder review policy
The Duty Holder Review Regulatory Function Policy (DHR policy) sets out the principles and objectives for the operation of the Duty Holder Review (DHR) process.Read more
This Policy sets out the high-level approach WorkSafe takes to investigating serious health and safety eventsRead more
Regulatory relationships policy
Policy setting out approach we take to formalising the terms of regulatory
relationships with designated and regulatory agencies involved in the work-related health
and safety system
This operational policy sets out a high level approach to enforcement and how it supports us to achieve our targetsRead more