Ian Firth

State Inspector, SafeWork NSW 

Before joining the regulator, Ian had a background as a Clinical Psychologist in occupational rehabilitation and the provision of workplace support services. Ian is currently the State Inspector for the Psychological Health and Safety Team at SafeWork NSW.  

Ian’s role involves participating in and contributing to the national agenda, contributing to the development and promotion of guidance material, providing advice and support to industry and the Inspectorate, and responding to complex matters and investigations.  

 Ian was also involved in the development of the Mentally Healthy Workplaces Strategy and the benchmarking tool and currently the draft code of practice for managing psychosocial hazards.