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Appendix C: Work health and safety

Executive commitment

The Commission seeks to safeguard the health and safety of its employees, workers and visitors by providing and maintaining a safe working environment. It aims to eliminate all preventable work-related injuries and illness and is committed to supporting employee wellbeing.

Rehabilitation management system

The Commission monitored and reviewed the rehabilitation management system in 2016–17 as a part of its commitment to continuous improvement in this regard.

Health and wellbeing

Initiatives under the health and wellbeing program are developed in consultation with employees and the Workplace Relations/Health and Safety Committee. In 2016–17 they included the following:

  • influenza vaccinations
  • reimbursement for employees requiring assistance to quit smoking or requiring glasses for visually demanding tasks
  • training of first aid officers to ensure that immediate assistance is available if required.

Notifiable incidents, notices and investigations

In 2016–17 no notifiable incidents occurred at the Commission under Part 3 or Part 5 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.