Do you use labour hire?

Under the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act you are responsible for the health and safety of labour hire workers if you:

  • engage labour hire workers
  • on-hire labour hire workers, and/or
  • influence or direct labour hire workers’ activities.

Safe Work Australia’s Know Your Duties tool now provides information about duties under the model WHS laws, including duties for host (labour hire) persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) and all workers involved in labour hire arrangements.

Explore the Know Your Duties tool today:


For WHS information for other industries not currently included in the tool, please see our industry and business information.


Please contact your WHS regulator for information about how WHS laws apply in your workplace.