Model Work Health and Safety Act

The model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act has been amended since its publication in 2011, including a number of substantial amendments agreed to in 2014 and 2015. The current version, dated 21 March 2016, incorporates all those amendments. The previous version of the model WHS Act can be found on the historical page.

Note: The amendments to the model WHS laws do not automatically apply in a jurisdiction. For the model WHS Act, including any amendments, to have effect in a jurisdiction, it must be passed by the Parliament of a jurisdiction and subsequently enacted. For information on the WHS laws in your jurisdiction, please see the Jurisdictional implementation table or contact your WHS regulator.

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Topic: Legislation
Type: Legislative documents
Industry: General
Publication Date: 1/08/2016

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docx Model Work Health and Safety Actdocx237.86 kB
pdf Model Work Health and Safety Actpdf1.06 MB
docx Model Work Health and Safety Act Amendmentsdocx32.50 kB
pdf Model Work Health and Safety Act Amendmentspdf183.16 kB

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