Work Health, Safety and Wellbeing in the ACT Government

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The evidence is clear, good work creates good health and productivity.

The ACT Government understands the importance of maintaining health, safety and wellbeing of the ACT Public Service workforce. The health, safety and wellbeing of our people is fundamental to the ACT Government’s pursuit of excellence in the services we deliver to the ACT Community.

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We want to create work and workplaces that are safe and enable our people to be healthy, engaged and skilled to participate fully and perform at their best.

The Public Sector Health, Safety and Wellbeing Strategy 2019 – 2022 has been designed to deliver improved engagement, participation and productivity of our people through an integrated work health, safety and wellbeing approach.

Our vision:

  • Our workplaces will be safe and enable our people to participate fully by being healthy, engaged and skilled to perform at their best.
  • Our people will be leaders and innovators in building health and safe workplaces where people can thrive, perform at their best and contribute fully to their workplaces and the broader ACT community.

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About the division

The Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations Division within CMTEDD is responsible for the Whole of Government policy and guidance on workplace health, safety and wellbeing matters, as well as delivery of return to work case management services.

The Division also delivers safety support services across the service to assist directorates and agencies to establish and maintain safe workplaces.

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