Welcome to the WorkSafe library
The library has an extensive collection of resources relating to occupational health and safety, including occupational medicine, chemical safety, ergonomics, safety management, occupational hygiene, work life and society. The library is a free service open to the general public to visit. Employers, employees, safety and health representatives, safety professionals, students and trainers are welcome.
With over 10,000 books and 16,000 journal articles in the library catalogue, we can assist with locating occupational safety and health information. We have a collection of safety films available for loan. There is also a range of databases which you can use in the library, including Chemwatch and the Building Code of Australia.
Locate indexes, full-text ejournals, websites and guides freely available to anyone over the Internet.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
- Electronic library of construction occupational safety & health (elcosh)
- Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)
- Household products safety database
- ILO Encyclopaedia of Occupational Safety and Health
- National agricultural safety database (NASD)
- National chemical information gateway
- Online interactive risk assessment (OiRA)
- OHS Body of Knowledge
- OSH Answers Fact Sheets
- The Cochrane library
- TOXNET Toxicology data network
Free online journals and newsletters
- African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
- Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
- At Work
- Australian Building Regulation Bulletin
- Barents Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
- Environmental Health Perspectives
- eSAFE newsletter
- Hazards Magazine
- Health and Safety Report
- Industrial Health
- Safety + Health
- Shiftwork International Newsletter
- WorkCover News
- Workplace Issues Magazine
- WorkSafe Magazine
- World of Work Magazine (ILO)
Visit or contact the library
Visit the library
The WorkSafe library has an extensive collection of resources relating to occupational safety and health that are available to library visitors but cannot be borrowed. Visitors are welcome anytime during opening hours. Our librarian is happy to help you locate what you need and show you our collection.
9:00am - 4:00pm Monday – Friday Closed public holidays
Mason Bird Building, 303 Sevenoaks St (cnr Grose Ave), Cannington WA 6107
Library staff can provide small groups with an introduction to library services and resources, including searching the library catalogue. Please contact the Librarian if you wish to arrange a tour.
The Mason Bird Building has a number of visitors bays next to the main entrance.
Travel by train
The Mason Bird Building is located directly opposite the Cannington Railway Station.
Contact the library
Phone 1300 307 877
Enquires may be emailed to the librarian. Every effort will be made to respond to your question promptly, however, complex enquires may take longer.
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