Work Health and Safety


The University is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its students when undertaking study, research or other work at a University campus or facility or undertaking approved field work activities. 

Safety Information

A useful small pocket guide providing advice including emergency phone numbers for all campuses is available to download Get Safe Stay Safe 

Student Health and Wellbeing 

Supporting and Managing Higher Degree Candidates Mental Health

Current Student Counselling 

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Training Online

There are several courses available via MyLO.  By selecting the Training needs Analysis you can select the course best suited to you.  Two of the popular courses are:

  •  Student Safety Information
  •  Post Graduate Information

Online Incident Notification System

Please use your University username account and password to login. If you have difficulties logging in, then email or phone +61 3 6226 6298 for help.

Privacy Statement:
When notifying via this online form, the system automatically generates a record and emails it to Officers, Business Managers, local Health Safety Representative (HSR) and the Work Health Safety (WHS) Staff. It is important that anyone raising an online incident is mindful that circulation of confidential inappropriate or sensitive information may offend. In accordance with the University  Issue Resolution for Work Health and Safety Procedure  if you select Work Health and Safety as the Organisational Unit, the information is only sent to WHS until the matter has been discussed with you.

Incident and Investigation Response Procedure


Contact Details: 

University of Tasmania

 Anthony Manshanden - Tel: (03) 6324 3667


Safe Work Australia

  • Safe Work Australia is a tripartite body with the primary responsibility to lead the development of policy to improve work health and safety and workers' compensation arrangements across Australia.

WorkSafe Tasmania

  • WorkSafe Tasmania works with the Tasmanian community to improve standards of safety and health in   workplaces.

Useful Resource 

An Events Calendar (currently being managed by Accommodation Services)  is available to provide advice on upcoming events.  If students wish to add any events to the Calendar, please contact your TUU representative.