NINA Lyhne is the new WorkSafe WA commissioner and has also officially become the safety watchdog’s executive director.
She joined WorkSafe in September 2000 and played a key role in the formation of the new Department of Consumer and Employment Protection.
Ms Lyhne is also a member of WA’s Commission for Occupational Safety and Health, along with a number of national committees dealing with workplace safety issues.
She replaces former WorkSafe WA commissioner Brian Bradley who is now director general of the Department of Consumer and Employment Protection.
Ms Lyhne has enjoyed a varied career over 16 years with the WA Government.
Prior to joining WorkSafe she was executive director of the Office of Road Safety where she played a key role in setting its direction and developing a coordinated approach to road safety.
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