Key agencies


Public Sector Commission

The Public Sector Commission provides instructions for workplace health, safety and injury management matters to be reported consistently across the sector. It drives accountability and performance improvements (e.g. PSC Circular 2018-03) and also supports effective and efficient practices across the sector.

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

As well as a regulatory compliance role through its WorkSafe directorates, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety plays a key role in helping WA workplaces to eliminate or reduce exposure to workplace hazards. It does this through the provision of information and education resources, and advising standards.

WorkCover WA

WorkCover WA provides advice and education on workers’ compensation and injury management, as well as monitoring compliance. It operates an independent dispute resolution service for workers’ compensation matters.

Insurance Commission of Western Australia

The Insurance Commission administers the Western Australian Government self-insurance scheme, known as the RiskCover Fund. The Fund provides workers’ compensation and liability insurance cover to government departments and agencies.

Mental Health Commission

The Mental Health Commission provides support for identifying and addressing mental health matters in the workplace.


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