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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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186 Department of Justice Output Group: WorkSafe Outcome: To provide Territory-wide regulation of work health and safety, dangerous goods, electrical safety and rehabilitation and workers compensation. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 WorkSafe 8 090 7 971 8 281 Regulation of Work Health and Safety 8 090 7 971 8 281 Key Variations The increase in the Worksafe output group in 2012-13 relates to funding provided for the implementation of National Uniform Work Health and Safety Laws. Regulation of Work Health and Safety Provide advice on safe work practices, enforce compliance with work health and safety standards, improve workers compensation outcomes and administer permission systems. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Completed workplace visits1 2 500 4 000 5 000 Employer satisfaction with outcome of workplace visits 75% 75% 75% Workers compensation mediations completed 220 220 220 Information session/education campaigns conducted 50 75 50 Attendee satisfaction with information sessions 75% 75% 75% Licences issued 8 000 8 000 8 000 Licences issued within 20 days2 90% 90% 90% Worker satisfaction 75% 75% 75% Response to general inquiries within five days 90% 90% 90% 1 Inspectorate activity is expected to return to normal capacity in 2012-13, after a decline in activity in 2011-12 due to the training and education demands associated with the introduction of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act in January 2012. 2 Excludes licences of a complex nature requiring a site visit.

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