Charles Sturt University Health & Safety Incident and Hazard Reporting Portal

It is the responsibility of all staff, students, visitors, contractors and volunteers to report all incidents, near misses, concerns and hazards via the CSU Health and Safety Portal.

Reporting incidents and hazards ensures appropriate controls are put in place to eliminate/reduce the chance of an incident occurring or re-occurring.

In addition, if you are injured or suffer from a work related injury and need to make a worker’s compensation claim, then it is important that the injury be reported to your supervisor as soon as possible.

Note: Incidents and hazards must be reported within 24hrs of occurrence or as soon as practicable after the incident has ocurred.

Anyone can report an incident, near miss or hazard. If you have any questions regarding this report, please contact the WHS Unit on 6933 4558 or via email:

Use this portal to report on:
  • Incidents (including injuries), near misses, and incidents of sexual harassment, violence and assault
  • Hazards

Quick Guides

Quick guides on how to Report an Incident or Hazard can be found here LINK


What is an Incident?
An incident (including a near miss) is an event that results in, or may result in injury (previously termed accident), illness, damage or loss. An incident also includes sexual violence, harassment or assault.

What is a Hazard?
A hazard is a situation in the workplace that has the potential to harm the health and safety of people or to damage plant and equipment. A hazard is typically physical, chemical, ergonomic, psychological, radiation or biological.

What is a Complaint?
A complaint is an expression of concern, dissatisfaction or frustration with the quality or delivery of service, a policy or procedure, or the conduct of another person

Privacy and Confidentiality:
Note: This report remains confidential and information provided is protected by the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW) and Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (NSW) however you should be aware that Human Resources will distribute a copy of the report to relevant parties for the purpose of investigation and insurance
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