SAFETY STARTS WITH YOU

Is workplace safety on your agenda? SafeWork NSW has developed tools to help you implement safe work practices in your workplace. A safe workplace is good for your business. Create a safety culture by encouraging your employees to speak up if they see something unsafe. Here, we make it easy for you by providing simple information and resources to help you comply with work health and safety laws.

SIMPLE safety

As an employer, it is your responsibility to manage safety in your business. Knowing how to comply with your legal obligations can be complicated, time consuming and costly. SafeWork NSW wants to help you create a safe workplace. We’ve developed practical advice about the work health and safety laws in plain English to make compliance easy for you and your business.

You can also subscribe to our free newsletter for safety tips, general info, industry updates and other news. Don’t forget to share it with your team.

Making WHS easy

Small businesses don't always have the time, resources or expertise to manage health and safety in their workplace. SafeWork NSW developed a toolkit to make it easier for you to understand and meet your work health and safety obligations.

Make your safety promise today

To have a safe workplace, NSW businesses need to embed health and safety into the workplace, and treat it like it’s second nature. Every job that you do should be designed to be safe.

Make a start in improving health and safety in your workplace by following 3 easy steps.

  • 1

    Talk to your workers about what a safer workplace might look like.

  • 2

    Make your safety promise

  • 3

    Turn your words into actions

Find the risk at your work

Do you know the types of risks in your job? Use Safe Work’s Risk Radar to discover the types of risks involved in your job so you can help prevent them from occurring. Understand the risks will encourage you to speak up if you see them happening in your workplace.

Making your industry safer

The Work Health and Safety Roadmap for NSW 2022 is a six-year plan to reduce fatalities and injuries in NSW workplaces. Five sector plans have been developed as part of the Roadmap, outlining the biggest harms in each sector, and how SafeWork NSW will address them.

Mentor program

Since its inception in 2006, more than 400 businesses across NSW have taken part
in our mentor program, improving their understanding of the importance of work
health and safety, and giving small businesses the opportunity to be mentored by
Australia’s leading health and safety professionals.

Consultation toolkit

Are you confused about your obligations when it comes to workplace consultation? You might be surprised to find out that everyone has a role to play. Find out more by using our free Consultation @ Work Toolkit.

Small business rebate

The small business rebate gives up to $500 back to small businesses owners who buy and install eligible safety items that address safety problems in the workplace.