Safe Work Australia

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Review of the model Work Health and Safety laws: final report

This review’s central finding is that the model WHS laws are largely operating as intended, but this final report includes 34 recommendations to improve clarity and consistency, including undertaking further review and analysis in certain areas.

National Return to Work survey 2018: summary report

This report provides a comprehensive summary of the 2018 National Return to Work survey responses. The survey is undertaken on a biannual basis and compares the return to work experiences and outcomes of injured workers against a number of variables, including returning to work, workplace...
Discussion paper

2018 Review of the model WHS laws: discussion paper

This discussion paper has been developed to inform a public consultation process in the first half of 2018. Comments received during public consultation will be used to inform a written report which will, if supported by relevant evidence, make recommendations to improve the model work...

Road transport industry profile

The Road transport industry profile contains summary data relating to injuries incurred by workers employed in the road transport industry as well as work-related fatalities.

Psychosocial safety climate and better productivity in Australian workplaces: costs, productivity, presenteeism, absenteeism

Previous research has indicated that addressing psychosocial hazards by improving Psychosocial Safety Climate (PSC) and also improving three psychological health outcomes: depression, psychological distress, and engagement may be effective in reducing sickness absence and presenteeism. Addressing psychosocial hazards that contribute to human capital costs is...