FREE Health and Safety Help
Some of our local groups have been receiving free health and safety consultancy under the Victorian WorkSafe OHS Essentials Program.
This is up to 8 ½ hours of free information, advice and assistance is available from an approved provider of the Program.Paul Scofield has been delivering the Program since 2013. Employers in a wide range of industries and vocations have benefited from his considerable health and safety expertise.
The confidential services provided under the Program are fully independent of WorkSafe. Nothing is reported back to WorkSafe.
Some information about the program is below.
What is OHS Essentials Program?
It’s a free service for eligible Victorian small and medium sized employers. Providers of the program are state-wide.
Employers receive a free evaluation of their organisation and discuss their health and safety obligations and requirements. Information and advice is provided at no cost.
Eligibility for the Program
Employers must have a Victorian WorkCover premium and 59 or less employees. Previous Program participants can re-apply after 3 years.
What the Program provides
By accessing the free program, eligible employers receive:
- An initial free 3 ½ hour visit to review health and safety.
- An Action Plan for improving health and safety developed by Paul who provides on-going support during the Program.
- A free 2 and 3 hour follow-up visits over 9 months.
Further details about the Program and assistance with registration can be obtained by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AGA and MAS National are part of the IntoWork Australia Group of businesses.