Memo on the OHS Act and Regulation for Western Australia

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CBD College 8. Monitor a Safe Workplace Memo To: Glass supply & Glazing services From: CC: Date: December 31st 2011. The current OHS Act and Regulation for Western Australia and the sections that apply to risk management. The OSH Act provides for the promotion, coordination, administration and enforcement of occupational safety and health in Western Australia. The OSH Act places specific responsibilities on employers, employees, self-employed people, manufacturers, designers, importers and suppliers. It moreover places importance on the prevention of accidents and injury. Additionally to the extensive duties set up by the OSH Act, the legislation is further endorsed by level of rulings, generally referred to as regulations, mutually with a lower level of non-statutory codes of practice and management notes. How the Code of Practice for Risk Management could be used to ensure that current risk management programs comply with legislative requirements. WorkSafe, a division of the Department of Consumer and Employment Protection, has accountability under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 for making sure observance of occupational safety and health legislation in Western Australia. The OSH Act envelops all workers in Western Australia a part from those employed by the Commonwealth Government and workers who work on a mine or petroleum site. The Act is supported by regulations and codes of practice endorsed by the Commission for Occupational Safety

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