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

How Australian Standards interact with WHS laws guidance Safe Work Australia

Incident notification guidance Safe Work Australia

Codes of practice

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