Work Health and Safety Policies

Our Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policies outline our WHS obligations to people who interact with us.

The policies apply to staff, contractors, other workers and customers.

They outline the objectives and duties of Services Australia as well as the duties of all:

  • staff and other workers
  • officers
  • other people.

We commit to complying with our WHS obligations set out in the:

We will, as far as is reasonably possible, ensure both:

  • your work health and safety
  • that other people are not put at risk from work carried out for, or on behalf of, Services Australia.

The WHS Policy outlines our risk management processes and how we consult with other WHS duty holders.

The Mental Health Safety Policy aims to maintain a safe and mentally healthy workplace.

Not complying with these policies could be misconduct. It may result in a breach of the APS Code of Conduct.

To escalate specific WHS matters contact either:

  • a Health and Safety Representative
  • a manager
  • HR Support for employees
  • the Your.Safety mailbox.

Page last updated: 14 February 2020