Work Health and Safety

Contact WHS Unit

About the WHS Unit

The HR Work Health and Safety Unit co-ordinates the administration of WHS matters at the University of Tasmania, particularly in relation to incident and hazard reporting and resolution. Staff within the Unit provide advice to Organisational Units in regard to legislative requirements, standards and guidelines.

Staff within the Unit also oversee the University's compliance with the Work Health and Safety Act 2012, the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012.  Workers Compensation and Return to Work is also managed within this Unit.

Location: Level 3, Corporate Services Building, TT Flynn Street, Sandy Bay Tasmania 7000
Address: Private Bag 46, Hobart Tasmania 7001
Facsimile: +61 3 6226 2751

General Enquires:

Telephone: +61 3 6226 6298

Urgent Assistance:

Health and Safety,
Telephone: 03 6226 7555 (this number will divert to the WHS Manager)


lauren jago 
Lauren Jago
Manager, Work Health and Safety
03 6226 7555
Kathie Ashton  Kathie Ashton
WHS Administrator
03 6226 6298
Cheryl Hughes Cheryl Hughes
Workers Compensation Administrator
03 6226 7877
Nigel Evans  Nigel Evans
Work Health and Safety Advisor
Divisional and Domain Hub
03 6226 7509

0428 721 619
Laura  Laura Maddock
Work Health and Safety Advisor
Launceston, Cradle Coast Hub and School of Health Sciences
03 6324 4459

0417 144 159
Clodagh Clodagh Moy
Work Health and Safety Advisor
Science, Engineering and Technology (SET), Arts, Business, Law (ABL)
03 6226 6251

0407 831 181