What does an officer need to do?


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Officers in small businesses have an obligation under WHS laws to demonstrate a proactive approach to WHS matters.

Officers must exercise ‘due diligence’ to make sure the business meets its duties to protect workers and other persons against harm to health and safety.

This information sheet will help you to learn what your duty is as an ‘officer’ under WHS laws

More information is available on the Officer duties web page

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Model Work Health and Safety Laws
Officer duty