Jim Kelly

SafeWork NSW

Jim Kelly is the Director of Health and Return to Work at SafeWork NSW. He is responsible for leading a range of specialist areas of behalf of the work health and safety regulator including workplace health, ergonomics, mental health and return to work.

Jim has extensive experience across many industries leading regulatory services and human resource teams in workplace health and safety (WHS) prevention, injury management, and rehabilitation. He has worked with various government organisations, large employers and small businesses striving for healthy, safe and productive workplaces.

Jim’s current responsibilities include leading the specialist Psychosocial services inspectorate and implementing the NSW Mentally Healthy Workplaces Strategy 2022.

As a hunter local Jim loves to spend time with his young family, getting active in the outdoors and enjoying the sun and surf.