2012 Work health and safety harmonisation changes
OHS regulatory changes effective 1 January 2012: Are you ready for harmonisation?
From 1 January 2012, new Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation brings harmonisation across all Australian states, heralding significant changes for primary duty holders and their due diligence responsibilities across all jurisdictions.
This OHS brief highlights the key definitional changes and their implications as well as posing questions to assist organisations assess whether they:
- Are ready to manage the changes
- Have a response plan and roadmap for action
- Have prepared their OHS management system.