Safety, Health and Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing

Our role is to develop and assist in the implementation of the UWA safety, health and wellbeing programs in order to minimise the risk of injury, illness and property damage.

We provide consultancy and other services to promote best practice and legislative compliance in all University and related activities.

Further Information

  • For emergencies, call (+61 8) 6488 2222
  • Mental health emergencies
  • Book an Ergonomic Assessment

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Health is a holistic concept which includes physical, psychological, emotional, intellectual and social wellbeing.

The University of Western Australia aims to provide a supportive environment that encourages working conditions that are safe, stimulating, satisfying and enjoyable for its staff and students. The University recognises that its physical environment provides an ideal setting to promote and maintain the health of staff and students.

A balanced approach to health will help you feel better and enjoy improved function in your everyday life. Adopting healthy behaviours and taking positive actions, in both your personal and professional life, can give you the right balance to enhance and maintain your health and wellness.

Physical safety
Physical safety involves compliance with legislation, industry standards and best practices by providing and maintaining safe workplaces, plant and systems of work.
Health
The University fully recognises the relationship between work and health as an important factor in its continued success as an employer. By adopting an integrated approach the University seeks to prevent sources of harm to health, improve participation in work for those with illness or disability and promote healthy life choices.
Wellbeing
UWA aims to provide a supportive environment that encourages working conditions that are safe, satisfying and enjoyable, and recognises that good health is essential to leading a productive and fulfilling life.