Guide to the model Work Health and Safety Act


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This guide provides an overview of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act. It is designed as a general guide to help people understand their health and safety duties and rights at work. This document is not intended to replace the model WHS Act.

The guide was amended and republished to reflect amendments to the model WHS laws, dated 9 December 2019.

For information on the WHS laws in your jurisdiction, please refer to the law in your state.

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Model Work Health and Safety Laws
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Model WHS Laws