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WHS (Workplace health and safety)

Businesses have responsibilities regarding health and safety in their workplace. Find information about workplace health and safety laws, previously known as occupational health and safety (OH&S).

Safe Work Australia

Leads the development of national policy to improve work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia
More: Model WHS laws and codes of practice | Statistics

Safe Work Australia

Workplace health and safety (WHS)

Business owners have responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace. This page links to information on WHS/OH&S Acts, regulations and codes of practice and workers' compensation requirements.
More: Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) in your state or territory

Department of Industry and Science

Comcare

As the workers' compensation insurer for the Australian Government, provides safety, rehabilitation and compensation services to Australian Government employees (and employees of the ACT Government).
More: WHS Codes of practice | Managing risks in the workplace | Forms

Comcare

Hazardous Substances Information System

Provides direct access to a consolidated list of all the classified substances contained in the HSIS database.

Safe Work Australia

Occupational health and safety harmonisation

Information on laws that have been put in place to help harmonise occupational health and safety across Australia.

Department of Employment

Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner

Aims to promote and improve occupational health and safety in the Australian building and construction industry, by providing administrative support to the functions of the Federal Safety Commissioner.

Department of Employment

Safety Month

iPhone, iPad, iPad touch and Android – You can view all the safety events being held during Safe Work Australia Month.

Safe Work Australia

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

Carries out regulatory functions in relation to Comcare and other authorities that determine workers’ compensation claims under the SRC Act.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

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