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Subunit "OFFICE OF THE WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSIONER - OWHSC"

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OrganizationAustralian Capital Territory
UnitACT GOVERNMENT DIRECTORATES
OFFICE OF THE WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSIONER - OWHSC
Address  GPO Box 158, Canberra ACT 2601
Enquiries  132281
Website  Worksafe ACT
Function  The Office of the Work Health and Safety Commissioner (the Office), operationally known as WorkSafe ACT, is an independent authority responsible for work health and safety regulation in the Territory, under the WHS Act
WorkSafe ACT is a contemporary regulator, aiming to drive an outstanding work health and safety culture in the ACT, to protect all workers, in all industries.
The Work Health and Safety Commissioner is the Regulator, and is responsible for the functions of WorkSafe ACT.

The Office supports the Regulator, by providing work health and safety education, research and awareness activities, as well as some licensing functions.

WorkSafe ACT has developed key legislative instruments that inform their operations and strategic direction. To find out more about WorkSafe ACT, visit their website.
Services Environment Protection Agreements 13 2281 
 Environmental Authorisations 13 2281 
 Groundwater Bore Register And Searches 13 2281 
 Licences To Take Water 13 2281 
 Powerboat Operator Licences And Permits 13 2281 
 Water Access Entitlements 13 2281 
 Waterway Work Agreements 13 2281 
Subunits COMPLIANCE & ENFORCEMENT  
 FINANCE AND CORPORATE  
 HEALTHIER WORK  
 INDUSTRY LIAISON  
 MAJOR INVESTIGATIONS AND PSYCHOSOCIAL  
 MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS  
 PEOPLE AND CULTURE  
 DIRECTORY UPDATERS  
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