The principles of the Work Health Safety Act 2011 apply to all businesses.
It doesn’t matter how big your business is or how many staff you have we all have the same responsibilities.
What varies between business to business is the type of Work Health Safety System you will need to reduce the opportunity of prosecution or a civil claim.
Changes to the Work Health Safety Act in 2011 place responsibility on owners or directors of organisations to know what is going on in their business. This is called due diligence, which we will discuss further below.
The legislation requires you to do everything reasonably practicable to provide a safe workplace for workers.