Published: | Updated: November 28, 2019

Definition - What does Worksafe mean?

Worksafe is a California-based organization whose aim is to eliminate workplace hazards. Worksafe lobbies for worker health and safety laws, and also advocates for compensation for injured workers. The organization also acts as a watchdog to government agencies that are responsible for enforcing safety laws.

WorkSafe also refers to a government safety organization in Australia, which administers the country's Occuplational Safety and Health Act of 1984. Other safety organizations by the same name operate out of several Canadian provinces and U.S. states, as well as New Zealand,

Safeopedia explains Worksafe

Although the various WorkSafe Organization are not affiliated, they serve similar functions in their respective jurisdictions. These organizations are often government organizations or nonprofits.

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