WHS laws guides

Information on the Work Health and Safety laws.

Guide to the Work Health and Safety Act PDF, 1.3 MB

This guide explains the requirements of the work health and safety laws that came into effect on 1 January 2013. It includes WHS duties, incident notification, consultation with workers, and offences and penalties. CURRENTLY WEB ONLY

ID: GB311 | Date: 12/2013


Model Work Health and Safety Laws Guide for Tasmania's Rural Industry PDF, 309.5 KB

This guide provides those working in rural industries with an overview of the Tasmanian Work Health and Safety Act 2012

ID: GB308 | Date: 01/2015


PCBUs, workers and officers PDF, 153.9 KB

Fact sheet 2 on PCBUs (persons conducting a business or undertaking), workers and officers

ID: FS101 | Date: 01/2012


Volunteers PDF, 168.4 KB

Under the new work health and safety (WHS) laws, certain volunteer associations, volunteers, and persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) who engage volunteers will have new responsibilities.

ID: FS104 | Date: 01/2012


Other guidance

Incident notification fact sheet (Safe Work Australia)

Codes of practice


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