WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health Science Students.

What is the Work Health & Safety Act?

- Promoting risk elimination or minimisation in the

workplace

– Outlining procedures for communication within

workplaces for work health & safety

– Revisiting the role of the unions and employer

organisations

– Providing framework for continuous quality improvement

– Promoting education and training

– And ensuring appropriate scrutiny

Legislation

The Work Health and Safety Act outlines the

legal responsibilities of the workplace and the

individual.

Responsibility for Health and Safety.

• Workers have a duty to take reasonable care

of their health and safety, and that of others

• Workers must comply with any reasonable

instructions, and must comply with any

reasonable policy or procedure relating to

health and safety in the workplace

WHO TO CONTACT.

A Government Website, allowing access to all information on Work, Health and Safety.