Model Work Health and Safety Regulations

The model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations set out detailed requirements to support the duties in the model WHS Act. For the model WHS Regulations (including amendments to the model WHS Regulations) to have effect in a jurisdiction, the Regulations or amendments must be made in that jurisdiction.

The current version of the model WHS Regulations, dated 28 November 2016, incorporates all amendments made since 2011. Previous versions of the model WHS Regulations can be found on the historical page.

Jurisdictional implementation of the model WHS laws

For information on the WHS laws in your jurisdiction, see the Jurisdictional implementation table or contact your WHS regulator.

Explanatory Statement for the model WHS Regulations

The Explanatory Statement for the model WHS Regulations explains the intended operation of the model WHS Regulations. For an explanation of the WHS laws that apply in your jurisdiction, please contact your WHS regulator.

Guide to the model WHS Regulations

The Guide to the model WHS Regulations provides a broad, plain-English, overview of the model WHS Regulations.

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