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represent a comprehensive statement of the law to be applied to a particular problem.

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WHS Act 2011

Main Duty Holders in the Workplace


They are Persons who Conduct a Business or Undertaking:

Contractors, Employers, Sole Traders, Partners, Labour Hire and Self-Employed.


They include:

Directors, Secretaries, CEOs and other persons who make decisions, or participate in making decisions

that can affect the whole or a substantial part of a corporation.


They are:

Employees (includes Managers who are not Officers and Supervisors), Trainees, Volunteers, Contractors, Subcontractors, Apprentices, Work Experience Students, Outworkers and Labour Hire Staff


They are:Visitors, Clients and Customers

*Becomes law on 01.01.2012 or on a date after 01.01.2012 to be advised by the NSW Government.

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