Compliance Codes Review

Public comment on the eight proposed compliance codes that align to the new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations 2017) has now closed.

Thank you to everyone who made a submission.

Submissions received during the public comment period are available here. WorkSafe is now considering the submissions.

Public comment

From 1 May to 9 June 2017, the following eight proposed codes were made available for public comment.

The codes included proposed changes to streamline content and bring them into line with the new OHS Regulations 2017. Summaries of proposed changes to the codes can be found here.

Four additional proposed compliance codes (Managing Asbestos in Workplaces, Removing Asbestos in Workplaces, Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction, and Prevention of Falls in General Construction) are currently being reviewed and are expected to be made available for public comment in late 2017.

Find out more about the compliance codes review.

New OHS Regulations 2017 have commenced

The new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations) and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2017 (EPS Regulations) commenced on 18 June 2017.

Resources are available to assist you in understanding the new Regulations and what the changes mean for you. This includes summaries of the changes and comprehensive guides comparing the 2007 and 2017 Regulations, which are available on the WorkSafe website.

The new OHS Regulations 2017 and EPS Regulations 2017 are also available online.

Find out about OHS Regulations Reform.

Public comment on the eight proposed compliance codes that align to the new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations 2017) has now closed.

Thank you to everyone who made a submission.

Submissions received during the public comment period are available here. WorkSafe is now considering the submissions.

Public comment

From 1 May to 9 June 2017, the following eight proposed codes were made available for public comment.

The codes included proposed changes to streamline content and bring them into line with the new OHS Regulations 2017. Summaries of proposed changes to the codes can be found here.

Four additional proposed compliance codes (Managing Asbestos in Workplaces, Removing Asbestos in Workplaces, Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction, and Prevention of Falls in General Construction) are currently being reviewed and are expected to be made available for public comment in late 2017.

Find out more about the compliance codes review.

New OHS Regulations 2017 have commenced

The new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations) and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2017 (EPS Regulations) commenced on 18 June 2017.

Resources are available to assist you in understanding the new Regulations and what the changes mean for you. This includes summaries of the changes and comprehensive guides comparing the 2007 and 2017 Regulations, which are available on the WorkSafe website.

The new OHS Regulations 2017 and EPS Regulations 2017 are also available online.

Find out about OHS Regulations Reform.