Resources

Legislation

Codes of practice

A code of practice provides practical guidance for people who have work health and safety duties.

Forms

  • Form 71 Request for Work Health and Safety Prosecutor (WHSP) to commence a prosecution (PDF, 190KB)

    Requests made to the Work Health and Safety Prosecutor that a prosecution be brought are made under the following (the Acts): 

    • section 231 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (including in relation to the Safety in Recreational Water Activities Act 2011)
    • section 186A of the Electrical Safety Act 2002
       
  • Witness expenses claim form (PDF, 546KB)

    The Office of the Work Health and Safety Prosecutor meets the reasonable expenses incurred by witnesses as a direct result of being required to give evidence, including providing limited compensation for lost income.

    The amounts which can be reimbursed are limited by Queensland legislation.

Written guidelines

Reports to the Minister

The Work Health and Safety Prosecutor is required to report to the Minister each year on the performance of his functions under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

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