[Superseded] Managing Employee Health, Safety and Wellbeing – Independent Medical Examinations under the Public Service Act 2008 (Directive 01/18)

This directive is being updated to ensure a fair, responsive and inclusive public sector in Queensland. With the additional amendments to the Public Service and Other Legislation Amendment Bill passed, 11 new and amended directives are being developed to support the Bill. This page will be updated soon with practical resources to assist agencies during transition to the new arrangements.

Independent Medical Examinations during a pandemic

Find out how Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) under the Public Service Act 2008 may be affected by COVID-19 and how to manage IMEs during these unprecedented times.

Effective:
16 February 201825 September 2020
Superseded by:
10/20
Responsible agency:
Public Service Commission

Summary

This directive affirms the Government’s commitment to workplace health, safety and wellbeing for all employees by clarifying the practical application of sections 174 and 175 of the Public Service Act 2008 (PS Act) and by providing an appeal right where the PS Act conditions for a requirement to submit to an IME have not been met.

Download the directive