Interpretive guidelines and policies

Interpretive guidelines

Interpretive guidelines describe how the WHS regulator believes key concepts in the WHS Act will operate and provide an indication of how the laws will be enforced.

WorkSafe policies

These policies support the Statement of Regulatory Intent and provide a framework for how decisions by the regulator and WorkSafe will be made.

Statement of regulatory intent: Implementation of Work Health and Safety legislation in WA

This Statement provides the principles for the regulatory approach that WorkSafe will apply during the second year of the implementation of the work health and safety (WHS) laws in Western Australia.

The Statement of Regulatory Intent is available on


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