National Safe Work Month

Man and woman installing an air conditioning unit. Work-related injury and disease can have a significant impact on individuals, families, workplaces and the wider Canberra community.

October is National Safe Work Month, a time for employers and workers to commit to building a safe and healthy workplace.

This year's theme is 'Be a Safety Champion' and encourages everyone to promote a safety champion in their workplace.

It can be as simple as reporting any hazards you see or asking a colleague if they are OK. A good time to do this is at toolbox talks on worksites or as part of team meetings in workplaces.

Find out how you can become a work health and safety champion at

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