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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

Appointment of new Registrar to the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board.

Today, the Safety Institute of Australia announced the transition of the registrar role for the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board with Meagan Browne replacing Pam Pryor who has undertaken the registrar role since the inception of the Board.

The registrar role is crucial to the effectiv…

Review of VET WHS qualifications Consultation

The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) has approved a review of the VET WHS qualifications. The review is under the Business Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and is being managed by Skills For Australia (PwC) who are the Skills Support Organisation.

The qualifications under re…

OHS Educators and Researchers’ Update

Three important invitations
Dear OHS Educators and Researchers
This Update for June 2017 has three important invitations:

A reminder to nominate for the SIA OHS Education Awards and the Wigglesworth OHS Education (Research) Awards
Invitation to be a signatory to the Singapore Accord
Inv…

Supporting Partners

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.