Modernising Work Health and Safety laws in WA – Public comment - Ended 31 August 2018 -THIS DOCUMENT IS NO LONGER CURRENT AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY

The Western Australian Government is seeking your comments on the proposals to modernise Western Australia’s WHS laws.

Background

On 12 July 2017, the Government’s announcement of the development of a modernised Work Health and Safety Act for Western Australia which is based on the national model Work Health and Safety Bill. This Act will replace three acts, the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984, Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994; and Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Safety Levies Act 2011.

Following this announcement the Cabinet of Western Australia established the Ministerial Advisory Panel (MAP) on Work Health and Safety (WHS) Reform to provide advice on adopting the model WHS laws in Western Australia.  The MAP has now provided its advice to the Minister and prepared a report that is now available for public comment. 

Public comment ended 31 August 2018

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT IS NO LONGER CURRENT AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY.

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Submissions closed 31 August 2018.  Your submission will be published on the DMIRS website at a later date, unless you specify that your comments are confidential.

 

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