Who we are

WorkSafe Tasmania is a division of the Department of Justice.

We focus on improving workplace safety, health and return to work.

This is achieved by:

  • investigating workplace incidents
  • auditing workplaces for compliance with legislation
  • promoting safer and healthier workplaces and practices through practical guidance and education
  • promoting prompt and effective return to work through practical guidance and education
  • processing occupational licences, and more.

WorkSafe Tasmania also has a strong relationship with the WorkCover Tasmania Board, helping the Board fulfil its statutory functions in injury management, work health and safety, and workers compensation.

Our purpose

Advancing work health, safety and wellbeing in Tasmania

Our promise

Safe and Well, Every Day

Our approach

We engage to raise awareness

We educate to increase understanding

We enable to achieve behavioural change

We enforce when necessary

Our values

Accountability: We are consistent; always doing what we say

Inclusiveness: We work as one team and embrace diversity

Transparency: We communicate our intent and foster a culture of open communication

Integrity: We model open, honest and respectful behaviour and uphold the State Service Principles