Maintaining a safe workplace is everyone’s responsibility. This section offers information and tools to help you manage risks and protect health, safety and wellbeing.
Everything you need to know about worker’s compensation insurance, whether you’re an employer needing to insure your workers or a worker who’s been injured at work.
Your rehabilitation and return to work journey will be easier if you know your options, the steps to take, and who’s responsible for what.
Information about work health and safety and electrical licensing, registration and training.
Learn about the Acts, Regulations and codes of practice we are responsible for and find information on workplace inspections and prosecutions.
Find health and safety information and guidance about your industry and the kind of work you do.
A listing of useful resources available on the website. Use the in-page search or filters to find what you need.
Read the September 2021 edition of Rehab and return to work ebulletin.
Successfully returning an injured worker to their workplace involves multiple people, working together in a coordinated way. But who drives the process? And how does everyone know if the person at the centre of it all is getting the right treatment, for the right diagnosis, at the right time?
Building a mentally healthy workplace makes good business sense, with plenty of evidence showing you’ll see less injuries, compensation claims and absenteeism while reaping the benefits of a thriving, engaged workforce. If that doesn’t convince you to make a few changes, it’s worth remembering you have a legal duty to control psychological health and safety risks to your workers, the same as you do for physical risks.
Frequent exposure to even low levels of work-related violence and aggression (WVR) can have a long-term impact on psychological health. There are other consequences from WVA including economic and social costs to the worker, their family, their organisation and the wider community. During Mental Health Week, Dr Allison J Ballard will present an insightful session on work-related violence and aggression and explore the consequences, frequency and intervention strategies.