WHS legislation

As of 1 January 2013 Tasmania adopted the Work Health and Safety 2012.

The new Act brought some significant improvements for workers’ health and safety and in particular ensures that workers are consulted on all health and safety matters.

Accompanying the Act are the Regulations and Codes of Practice (COPs) plus a range of information guides. Below are some down loads and helpful links to the new legislation:

Work Health and Safety Act 2012

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012

Codes of Practice

Worker Representation and Participation Guide



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Worker Assist will provide specialised assistance to injured workers about claims for workers compensation and workplace injury management and return to work.

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