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 (or email   In the event of an emergency, phone Security on 7600 and follow emergency procedures



Clodagh Moy
Manager, Work Health and Safety

03 6226 7555

0407 831 181

Kathie Ashton  Kathie Ashton
WHS Administrator
03 6226 6298
Cheryl HughesCheryl Hughes
Workers Compensation Administrator
03 6226 7877

Fiona McCarthy 

Fiona McCarthy
Work Health and Safety Advisor
Faculty of Arts, Law, Education
Tasmanian School Business and Economics
University College
Academic Division, COO Division, VC Division

(WHS Interim Advisory support)

03 6226 2890

0409 912 406

Nigel Evans 

Nigel Evans
Work Health and Safety Advisor
Faculty of Health and Menzies Institute for Medical  Research
Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology, IMAS and AMC
Research Division
Global Division

(WHS Interim Advisory support)

03 6226 7509

0428 721 619
 Vallorie Hodges
University Dive Officer
via skype

Work Health and Safety Advisor