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UpdatesMay 16, 2022

New work health and safety laws come into effect in Western Australia

The new Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 commenced on 31 March 2022, bringing the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act) into full force and effect.

This change brings Western Australia’s work health and safety (WHS) laws into line with other harmonised states and territories (all except Victoria).

Although the law is now harmonised, the Western Australian Codes of Practice are still operational. The WA Government has indicated that the Codes of Practice will soon be updated in line with the WHS Act, but at least for now, they still apply.

There are some key differences between Western Australia and the other harmonised states, including:

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Need to ensure you stay on top of legal changes as they arise? We’ve got you covered! The Health & Safety Handbook is updated regularly to keep up with changes in the legal landscape, and each chapter has been reviewed and updated to reflect the recent changes to the WA laws.

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