Psychosocial hazards: Our goals

Priority two sets out WorkSafe's key priorities in regards to Psychosocial hazards.


Improve the management of psychosocial hazards in the workplace, and promote positive work practices supporting mental health and wellbeing.


Increased capability of PCBUs and workers to comply with the positive duty to manage psychosocial hazards at work.
All workplaces are healthy, safe, gender-equitable, respectful and inclusive.


  • Parliamentary inquiries.
  • National imperatives.
  • Mental Awareness, Respect and Safety (MARS) Program.
  • Inadequate incident reporting.
  • State and national workers’ compensation trends

Focus areas     

  • PCBUs
  • Workers
  • Mining sector
  • Public service agencies
  • Oil and gas industry

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