Mentoring program

The SafeWork NSW Mentor Program helps small business to focus on health and safety. Mentors from large business share their health and safety experience for free.

Recruitment for the current program has closed. If you would like to be contacted when future programs open, please complete this application form

What does the program involve?

Mentors and mentees invest time to

  • visit the mentees workplace,
  • create and work on a Safety Action Plan
  • check progress during follow up appointments

The program runs for three to six months. Mentors and mentees are also invited to networking events.

Am I eligible?

Mentees are NSW small business owners, with up to or equal to 20 full time employees. Mentees must be motivated. The upfront investment of time in health and safety is a good business decision.

Mentors are workplace health and safety experts from large businesses in NSW. Mentors must be great communicators to provide customised advice to small business.


  • Free of charge
  • Tailored health and safety advice for small business
  • Great for professional development and networking
  • Mentees may be eligible for the Small Business Rebate

Businesses from previous programs share their experience in these videos:

Straightshot Transport and TNT Australia

Ballina Concrete Pumping

For more information

For more information call 13 10 50 or email

For more information on the program and its benefits, please download the mentor program brochure

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