Work Health and Safety: What You Need to Know
|Author(s) :||Kennedy, J|
|Short Description :||This product is also available in eBook format.
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|Format :||Practitioner, Softcover|
|Published :||August, 2012|
It is crucial that people who work in, manage, own or even visit a place of work have a sound understanding of their new rights and obligations under the Model Work Health and Safety Legislation.
Work Health and Safety: What You Need to Know examines the major changes that the Model Work Health and Safety Act has made and sets out what steps you should be taking to ensure compliance with the new regime. It deals with the basics of the new laws and addresses the following key questions to enable you to transition to the new laws:
· Who are the new duty holders?
· What are the key duties?
· What is the definition of 'work' and 'workplace'?
· Where do the new laws apply?
· Which areas have increased penalties?
· What are the consultation requirements?
· How do you manage incidents?
· What are the new powers?
·Easy to understand guide to the new regime
·Step by step guidance to assist you and your company to comply with the requirements of the new laws
·Reproduction of the Model Work Health and Safety Act
Rozen et al, National Work Health and Safety Law (looseleaf and online)
Part 2 - Model Work Health and Safety Act
Jeremy Kennedy is a partner in McCullough Robertson's Newcastle office where he practises in the areas of industrial/employment law, workplace health and safety law. He has 21 years of legal experience and has practiced in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria providing legal advice to corporate and government employers across all industry sectors with a particular focus on the mining, steel manufacturing and health industries.
Jeremy has a wealth of experience in providing advice on occupational health and safety law in relation to policies, standards, systems, governance, due diligence, planning, assurance, contractor and controller management, incident and crisis management, investigations, stakeholder and non-government organisation negotiations and consultation.