Please note that new work health and safety legislation commences in South Australia from 1 January 2013.
Draft Preventing and Responding to Violence at Work Guide - public comment period has closed
SafeWork SA has sought comment on a draft national guide Preventing and Responding to Violence at Work that has been designed to help people who run businesses or undertakings to develop work systems to prevent violence at work and also to respond to incidents if they occur.
The guide has been developed with a view of being consistent with Work Health Safety (WHS) principles and the Model Work Health and Safety Bill, focussing on risk management tools. The purpose of the guide is to:
- Assist persons in control of a business or undertaking and workers to prevent and respond to violence at work
- Provide advice that is generally applicable in any workplace in Australia
Submissions closed on 22 September 2011.