​​​​​​​The Safe Works Team are a support and advisory partner to all areas of the Society and we strive to provide workable and fit for purpose safety and wellbeing solutions to ensure we have the safest work environments possible for our people.

The team are building a profile under the ‘VINNIES Safe Works’ brand to promote safety and wellbeing and build strong relationships, trust and support within the Society.

Our focus is the development and delivery of centralised processes, systems and resources that are simplistic yet compliant to better equip and build the capability of our business partners.


Incident Reporting

Incident & Hazard Reporting

What is an Incident? “An event that has led to or could have led to (near miss) an injury or illness”.

What is a Hazard? “Anything with the potential to cause harm, injury or illness to a person”.


The WHS Incident Report Form, FM07, is to be used for all incidents, and the WHS Hazard Report Form, FM13, is to be used to report all hazards involving an employee, member, volunteer, contractor or visitor, or person we assist.

To make a report you can complete the word or pdf version of each form: 

1. Download the required form (WHS Incident or WHS Hazard) from the following Reporting Resources:

2. Complete – use the “copy to” function to ensure that all of your edits to the form are saved.

3. Forward  Once completed and saved, forward to stateWHS@vinnies.org.au within 24 hours of an incident occurring or as soon as practicable after identifying a hazard.

Employee Assistance Program - AccessEAP

Employee Assistance Program – AccessEAP

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a voluntary, confidential employee benefit program that offers free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees, members and volunteers who have personal and/or work-related problems that may impact their work performance, health, mental and emotional well-being.​​​​​​​

For Direct, Safe and Confidential access, please follow the details below:

You can also download a free AccessEAP App “AccessMyEAP” to assist with connecting with help and support by following the advice on the following link AccessMyEAP.

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