Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner

The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) is part of the Department of Employment. The OFSC aims to promote and improve OHS in the Australian building and construction industry, by providing administrative support to the functions of the Federal Safety Commissioner.

Established in 2005, the Federal Safety Commissioner works with industry and government stakeholders towards achieving the highest possible occupational health and safety standards on Australian building and construction projects.

The key functions of the FSC (and the office) include:

  • promoting sustainable OHS cultural change in the building and construction industry;
  • developing and administering the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme; and
  • identifying and progressing initiatives to improve OHS performance.

For further information visit the FSC website.