The current state of psychological health and safety in the workplace

Lauren Finestone

A Safe Work Australia report paints the most up-to-date picture of workers’ experiences of psychosocial hazards and their outcomes.

Much work has been done in recent years to help businesses comply with their legal duties to protect workers’ physical and psychological health and safety. Safe Work Australia amended the model WHS Regulations to deal with psychosocial risks and published a model Code of Practice on Managing psychosocial hazards at work.  Now a report by Safe Work Australia with data from Safe Work Australia’s National Dataset for Compensation-b...

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