Psychosocial Hazards in the Workplace - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you are a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) who has a primary duty of care to provide and maintain a work environment without risks to health and safety.

This code focuses on the general principles applied to the prevention and management of psychosocial hazards in the workplace. The intent of this code is to provide practical guidance for workplaces where workers may be exposed to psychological and social hazards such as inappropriate behaviours, violence and aggression, and fatigue, stress and trauma, which can be harmful to their health.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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