WorkSafe's Ethical Research Guidance Framework

This document is to be utilised as an ethical guide for WSV projects that involve elements of human research, such as participant engagement and the use and/or collection of human data.


What it contains

The Ethical Research Guidance Framework (Ethics Framework) document aims to ensure ethical consideration, and the assessment of related risks in human research activities, are consistently practiced across WorkSafe Victoria (WSV) in order to fulfil both our legal and ethical requirements.

Content structure

  1. Purpose
  2. Definition of Human Research
  3. Legal Framework
  4. The Research Society Code of Professional Behaviour
  5. The National Statement of Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2018)
  6. Risk in Research
  7. Conclusion
  8. References