Site Information and assistance

Commonwealth agencies are required by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 to ensure that information and services are accessible by people with disabilities.

Our commitment

Safe Work Australia is committed to making the information on this website accessible to as many people as possible. Safe Work Australia is in the process of implementing the Australian Government’s Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy. Implementing the strategy will enable more people in the community to be reached when promoting work health and safety.


This website has been designed to provide easy navigation and is maintained in accordance with the Australian Government website accessibility standards as far as possible.

If there is information you require and it is in a format you cannot access, or if you experience any other accessibility difficulties, please email

Alternative document formats

Safe Work Australia tries to publish documents in multiple formats that have been enhanced for accessibility. Some publications on this website, particularly third-party supplied documents and older documents, are only available in the Portable Document Format (PDF).

Compatible software

Safe Work Australia publishes information in a number of formats, depending on the content type and when it was published. If you do not have an application that will open a file made available on the Safe Work Australia site there are links below to free applications you may be able to use.

Further assistance

For further assistance with the Safe Work Australia website, please see below:

This site is undergoing constant refinement. If you have noticed something that needs attention or have ideas for the site please let us know.

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