Discrimination and prohibited conduct

32 Articles

A key requirement of work health and safety (WHS) legislation in all Australian jurisdictions is that people must not be discouraged or prevented from raising health and safety issues or exercising any of their powers or functions under WHS legislation. The provisions of the WHS Act that prohibit discrimination, coercion, inducement and misrepresentation aim to protect individuals from being penalised or put at a disadvantage because of their WHS-related activities.


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