Beginning June 2017, WorkSafe’s Inspectors will work with employers in these industry sectors:

  • Residential Care and Health Care sector
  • Health Care sector, including Child Care, Social Assistance, Medical, Pathology & Diagnostic, Allied Health

— to develop, implement and monitor systems that reduce the impact of the following key issues on the health and safety of their workers:

  • Workplace culture – management and workforce attitude/behaviour
  • Workplace stress – procedures, client factors and colleagues
  • Capacity (fitness) for work
  • Safety procedures not being followed
  • Inadequate incident investigation

These issues were identified in the Body Stressing Project 2015, inspections and incident data.