Yes, the employer must notify WorkSafe Tasmania as soon as possible if any of the following incidents have occurred in the workplace

  • a death, or
  • someone suffers a serious injury or illness, or
  • a dangerous incident

Electric shocks must also be reported to TasNetworks on 13 20 04.

To contact WorkSafe Tasmania dial 1300 366 322 when calling from Tasmania. Outside of Tasmania callers must use (03) 6166 4600.

Further information is available here WorkSafe Tasmania in respect to the definition of a serious injury or illness and a dangerous incident.

Within 48 hours, the employer must also complete and lodge online, an Incident Notification Form which can be found here Incident Notification Form