Work Health and Safety (WHS)

Good work health and safety practice within your organisation ensures that workers, participants and the public are safe, while ensuring that choice and control remain with the participant.

Through the Disability Safe project, NDS has developed a range of best practice guidelines and resources, to improve the management of Work Health and Safety and injury management and decrease the cost of Workers Compensation.

You will find information on the following links;

WHS Resources - Here you will find a range of resources you can download, print and adapt to use in your organisation, includng posters, toolbox talks and general information on keeping workers healthy. 

Managing Your Workers Compensation Costs - information, advice and training that will help you to better manage workers compensation claims in your organisation through better injury management practices. 

WHS Training, Workshops and Seminars - a variety of training options that will assist your organisation to not only better manage injuries in the workplace, but to prevent them from occurring. 

WHS Systems - Links to information, resources and templates on setting up and maintaining WHS Management Systems.

WHS Hazards and risks - information ona range of workplace hazards and risks which may be encountered in disability services.

WHS Policies, Forms and Templates - You can find sample policies, forms, templates and other resources information to manage WHS within your organisation.

You can access the website at until December 31 2016.




The Industry Development Fund is delivered by National Disability Services on behalf of Family & Community Services: Ageing, Disability & Home Care.