HEALTH & SAFETY

What is Worksafe Victoria?

Worksafe Victoria is the occupational health and safety arm of the Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA). It takes the lead role in the promotion and enforcement of health and safety in Victorian workplaces.

VWA is the manager of Victoria's workplace safety system. Broadly, the responsibilities of the organisation include:

  • helping avoid workplace injuries occurring
  • enforcing Victoria's occupational health and safety laws
  • helping injured workers back into the workforce
  • managing the workers' compensation scheme.

To find out more about Worksafe, please check out their website:

http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/