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Australia - Psychosocial hazards regulations now included in the model work health and safety laws

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Preventing psychological harm is an essential part of creating a healthy and safe workplace. Psychosocial risks and work-related stress impact significantly on the health of individuals, organisations and national economies.

The model work health and safety (WHS) laws now include regulations on psychosocial hazards, explain the laws and how to comply with them and include practical steps to manage workplace risks to psychological health.  

Download the model Code of Practice: Managing psychosocial hazards at work on the Safe Work Australia website.

Find out more about psychosocial risks and stress at work