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What is a ‘notifiable incident’

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A ‘notifiable incident’ as outlined in the WHS Act is:

  • the death of a person
  • a ‘serious injury or illness’, or
  • a ‘dangerous incident’

arising out of the conduct of a business or undertaking at a workplace.

‘Notifiable incidents’ may …

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Incident Notification Fact Sheet

Incident Notification Fact Sheet

The Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act) requires the regulator to be notified of certain ‘notifiable incidents’. This fact sheet will help you decide whether the regulator needs to be notified of a work-related injury, illness or dangerous incident …

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Guide to the Work Health and Safety Act

The Guide to the Work Health and Safety Act provides an overview of the Work Health and Safety Act. It is designed as a general guide to help people understand their health and safety duties and rights at work. This …

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