Research and evaluation

Safe Work Australia’s research program is based on the objectives identified in the Safe Work Australia Corporate Plan 2015-2019, the Safe Work Australia Operational Plan 2015-2016 and the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022.

The research undertaken by Safe Work Australia is consistent with its functions detailed in the Safe Work Australia Act 2008. The research informs and contributes to the development and evaluation of policies in relation to work health and safety and workers’ compensation. It is designed to maintain Safe Work Australia as a key source of work health and safety and workers’ compensation research, keep across emerging and existing issues and evaluate the implementation of model work health and safety laws.

Safe Work Australia's current research program focuses on four main areas:

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