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Practical Guidance Work Health & Safety

Practical Guidance Work Health and Safety is a 'how-to' resource for lawyers and WHS/OHS officers dealing with matters under the harmonised Work Health and Safety law.


The module provides step-by-step guidance and best practice advice – supported by on-point cases, legislation, checklists, forms, precedents, tools and trusted LexisNexis deep research materials.


Use Practical Guidance Work Health and Safety to navigate and apply the harmonised Work Health and Safety in practice.


Authored by specialist practitioners and leading firms, Practical Guidance is like having an expert at your fingertips.


 What topics are covered?

  • Work Health and Safety regime
  • Health and safety duties
  • Health and safety representation in the workplace
  • Health and safety consultation in the workplace
  • Incident notification
  • Discriminatory conduct
  • Workplace entry
  • Securing compliance
  • Enforcement measures
  • Offences, penalties and court proceedings
  • Model Codes of Practice

The Model Work Health and Safety legislation provides the blueprint for work health and safety regulation in Australia. Already, five jurisdictions have implemented their new Work Health and Safety Act. Businesses operating in more than one state or territory benefit from the new standardised obligations, avoiding the compliance burden of differing state/territory based legislative schemes.


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