• We are a Registered Health Promotion Charity

We promote the
principles of

Our aim is the prevention
and control of workplace
occupational diseases
in Australia.

A hidden epidemic

Occupational illness

Australians are losing their lives prematurely from workplace illnesses. We are committed to helping to reduce the tragic impact of occupational disease on workers, their families and society.

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Safe Work Australia

report that workers in Australia are 8 times
more likely to die from an occupational illness
or disease than an accident at work.

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Our Grants

Latest Grants

The first 2023 grant was awarded to the Cancer Council WA for their submission to improve the understanding of the risks of Diesel Engine Exhaust. The funds will be used by the kNOw Workplace Cancer Program to develop and deliver a number of initiatives including digital resources, an awareness campaign

Professor Lin Fritschi of Data Scientists Pty Ltd is the recipient of the third grant of $10,000 for the project: Using a design thinking approach to create a unique digital tool to assess hearing loss risk from noise and ototoxic exposures.

The funds will be used as part of the KNOW Workplace Cancer Program to develop, disseminate and evaluate a targeted and engaging digital silica dust campaign for workers in the Australian artificial stone industry.

Occupational hygiene is the





and confirmation of protection from hazards at work that
may result in injury, illness, or affect the wellbeing of workers.

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