Health and safety representatives

Harmonisation is on a long and sometimes rocky road, but the model Work Health and Safety Act, Regulations and supporting documents are scheduled to commence operation in five out of nine jurisdictions from 1 January 2012. At this crucial point in the journey, it is timely to consider how these laws will impact business and ‘where to from here’.

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WorkplaceOHS experts regularly answer your questions on OHS issues that you face day to day in the workplace. In this article, our experts consider employers’ rights and obligations in relation to OHS Safety Representatives and whether representatives recognised in one jurisdiction can be engaged in a similar capacity in another jurisdiction. Read more