Our work, health and safety consultants can assist with implementation of the Model WHS Legislation.

Is your organisation ready for the introduction of the Model WHS Legislation?

Have you considered the implication of the new laws for the way you do business?

How we can help

We can assist you in meeting the requirements of the new legislation through the revision of your current systems against the requirements of the Model Legislations or the development of new programs as required for your organisation. We provide a range of services to assist with achieving your safety goals, including:

  • Workplace Risk Assessments
  • Construction Safety Plans
  • Safe Work Method Statements
  • WHS Management Systems
  • Harmonisation of WHS Laws

SafeWork Australia is currently developing national model WHS legislation, which the Commonwealth and each State and Territory will implement by the end of 2011. The Draft Model Legislation is available from SafeWork Australia.

On 26 May 2011 Queensland Parliament became the first to pass the Workplace Health and Safety Act 2011

Timeline – National harmonisation

  • December 2009 Model OHS legislation submitted to Workplace Relations Ministers – Council (WRMC) for agreement.
  • April 2011 Public comment period closes for the model Work Health and Safety Regulations and priority model Codes of Practice.
  • June 2011 Safe Work Australia to agree to model WHS Regulations package.
  • June 2011 Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council to approve model WHS Regulations package.
  • January 2012 Commencement of the Work Health and Safety Act and WHS Regulations.

Servicing Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Regional Queensland

For further information on how we can assist you with achieving compliance with Model Workplace Health & Safety Legislations call our office or use our contacts page to forward a request for further information.