WorkSafe has published the Community Support Services Occupational Health and Safety Compliance Kit which provides information about managing risk in six areas where injuries are common. Community Support organisations can use the kit to assist check, identify and reduce the risk of injury from events such as hazardous manual handling, slips, trips and falls and occupational violence.

It is understood that Community Organisations can expect unannounced spot checks by WorkSafe inspectors as well as pre arranged visits.

The Kit and further information is available on the Worksafe website and also a free phone number for additional advise 1800 136 089