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Welcome to the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board

We accredit OHS professional education programs.
Our vision is that OHS professional education in Australia is based on strong scientific and technical concepts, is evidence informed, and delivered by competent professionals who are recognised by the industry, government, and the community.
Accreditation provides guidance for students, employers, advisors, and recruiters in assessing education, staff, and industry qualifications.

Recent News

OHS Educators and Researchers’ Update February 2017

Dear OHS Educators and Researchers

This first Update for 2017 makes two important announcements: a call for expressions of interest for the Registrar of the Accreditation Board and for nominations for an OHS educator member of the Accreditation Board. It also includes information on some presenta…

Call for nominations for OHS educators on the Australian OHS Accreditation Board

As part of its routine renewal the Accreditation Board is seeking nominations/expressions of interest from OHS educators who are involved in the design and/or delivery of OHS professional education programs that meet the requirements of an eligible program for OHS accreditation.

A Board member br…

Call for expressions of interest for Registrar role

The Accreditation Board is calling for expressions of interest for the Registrar role. The purpose of the registrar is to be the ‘face’ of the Accreditation Board and to administer the Accreditation Board and the accreditation process so that:

OHS professional education is managed and admin…

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Clarification of terminology

Depending on the jurisdiction and the organisation, Australian terminology refers to ‘Occupational Health and Safety’ (OHS), ‘Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) or ‘Work Health and Safety’ (WHS). In line with international practice this web site uses OHS with the exception of specific reference to the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and related legislation.