About National Safe Work Month

In Australia, October is National Safe Work Month - a time to make your commitment to improving safety and health in your workplace.

This year’s theme, Work Health and Safety through COVID-19, acknowledges and reflects the wide-reaching impacts of COVID-19 on Australian businesses, employers and workers. 

Workplaces have had to quickly adapt their practices and procedures to reduce the WHS risks arising from COVID-19 and to manage the psychological effects of the pandemic on workers. 

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Join National Safe Work Month

Join National Safe Work Month and download a range of resources to help you promote work health and safety.

National Safe Work Month in focus

Each week in October, focuses on a WHS topic that acknowledges the impacts of COVID-19 and encourages best practice WHS.

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New WHS resources

Promote the WHS through COVID-19 resources and keep WHS a priority in your organisation.

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What’s on

Find out what’s on in your region. There are various WHS virtual presentations and online workshops you can take part in.

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Watch and share our National Safe Work Month animations.

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Stay updated

To keep updated about National Safe Work Month and the latest COVID-19 information, follow us on social media and subscribe to our mailing list. When subscribing, be sure to check the ‘National Safe Work Month’ and ‘COVID-19’ checkboxes.

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