Serious Injury or Illness, and Dangerous Incidents that Required Notification

The Directorate actively encourages reporting of workplace incidents. There were 845 incidents submitted via the ACT Government online accident/incident reporting system, RiskMan, by Directorate employees and volunteers in the reporting period. Forty-nine (49) events were considered notifiable to WorkSafe ACT under section 38 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

The Directorate’s Safety, Health and Wellbeing team continues to formally review all accident/incidents to identify areas for improvement.

The Directorate continues to encourage employees and volunteers of the importance of reporting near misses to assist in preventing future incidents and injury and supporting improvements in work health and safety.