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OHS compliance codes open for review

Submitted on Friday, 12th May 2017

With the new OHS Regulations 2017 due to commence in June, the compliance codes that align with the regulations are now under review. Compliance Codes provide practical guidance to those who have duties or obligations under the OHS Act. They aim to provide easy to understand information on how to comply.

In consultation with stakeholders, including the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, WorkSafe has updated the codes.  Employers, employees, other interested parties and members of the public are now invited to provide their comments by close of business on Friday, 9 June 2017. Eight proposed codes are available for review, they cover:

Find out more about how to submit your public comment on the compliance codes here.

The Victorian Chamber’s team of OHS experts can guide you in all aspects of workplace safety and offer a full suite of training and consulting services that can be tailored to suit your organisations needs. Please contact us for more information on 03 8662 5333 or hse@victorianchamber.com.au

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