Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Psychological Health) Regulations

Information about the proposed regulatory change to create Victoria's first psychological health regulations.



The Victorian Government is currently considering options for the development of the Occupational Health and Safety (Psychological Health) Regulations (proposed regulations). This also includes the development of necessary resources to support implementation including a compliance code and supporting guidance.

The proposed regulations will strengthen the occupational health and safety (OHS) framework and recognise that hazards that pose a risk to psychological health are no less harmful to employees' safety and wellbeing than physical hazards. The proposed regulations aim to promote the importance of psychological health and safety in the working environment.

WorkSafe will continue to update this page as work progresses.

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To receive updates to your inbox about the progress of the proposed regulations and code, email [email protected].

Online resources

WorkSafe's website has online resources to support employers to manage psychosocial hazards in the workplace.

WorkWell is also available to support employers to prevent mental injury and to promote healthy workplaces.

WorkSafe Advisory Service

WorkSafe's advisory service is available between 7:30am and 6:30pm Monday to Friday. If you need more support, you can also contact WorkSafe using the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) or the National Relay Service.

1800 136 089 More contact options

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