Safety and quality

As part of our commitment to delivering current and relevant content for dental practices, we regularly review and update our resources to reflect the latest developments, research, and best practice. We are gradually removing out-of-date resources from our website to ensure the accuracy and reliability of our information.

This allows us to thoroughly evaluate and refresh the content, ensuring that members and their dental teams can access the most current and reliable information.

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we work to maintain the quality and integrity of our resources.

Our Practice Plus safety and quality resources will help you manage safety and quality standards in your practice.

Click a link below to download the resource.


How to register for practice accreditation
Document review checklist: PDF | DOC | editable PDF
Victorian-specific information for accreditation


Informed consent audit
Patient healthcare records audit
Privacy audit
Medication safety audit and action plan
Escalation of care protocol
Hand hygiene compliance audit

Occupational health and safety

Positive duty obligations relating to sexual harassment
Occupational violence and aggression (OVA)
Investigation of an OVA incident   
How to prepare for a WorkSafe audit
OVA checklist 
OVA policy  
First aid obligations, training and equipment
Incident report: PDF | editable PDF
Spills management: PDF | editable PDF
Blood and body fluid exposure protocol
Staff education and professional development record

Electrical safety
Electrical safety
Electrical safety Q&As for patient areas [Energy Safe Victoria]

Radiation management plan [Victorian Department of Health template with guidance notes, in green, from the ADAVB]
Radiation use and management in dental practice - Victoria
Radiation licensing Tasmania

Policies and procedures
Document and procedural review schedule
Incidents, complaints, risks and quality improvement 
Incidents, complaints and risk register 
Fire safety and emergency management plan
Practice/staff meeting agenda and minutes template
Risk analysis template

Waste management
Waste tracker presentation [Environmental Protection Authority]
Waste management and your environmental duties
Dental amalgam waste FAQs – Victoria
Dental amalgam waste FAQs – Tasmania
Recycling in your practice