Workplace health and safety

Know your work health and safety obligations as a business operating in Queensland.


Business health and safety resources for coronavirus (COVID-19)

Download COVID-19 health and safety posters, signs, fact sheets and resources for your business.

Keeping your workplace safe

A guide to keeping your workplace safe in Queensland.

Mental health and wellbeing resources for businesses

Find information, support and resources to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing as you run your business.

Domestic and family violence resources for businesses

Read about the domestic and family violence (DFV) information and resources available for employers.

Work related violence

Read about work-related violence and aggression, a range of actions and behaviours that create risks to the health and safety of workers.

Incident reporting to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ)

Understand your employer obligations to report workplace incidents, including death, serious injury or illness to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ).

Work health and safety licences in Queensland

You must have an appropriate Queensland work health and safety licence before starting high risk work, demolition or asbestos removal.

Work health and safety laws in Queensland

Employers must provide employees with a safe and healthy work environment by following legislative requirements.

Plant registration with Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Certain types of plant must be registered with Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.

Managing hazardous chemicals in the workplace

Learn what hazardous chemicals are and how they must be managed in the workplace under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Electrical safety

Electrical safety topics including laws, incident notification and electrical safety in the workplace.

Gas safety

Read about the health and safety requirements for Queensland's petroleum and gas industries.

Recreational side-by-side vehicles on private property

Read about safety regulations and other requirements when providing a business that uses side-by-side vehicles (SSV) or SSV use opportunities on private land.