Work Health and Safety Act

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This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. More information will be added as it becomes available.

The WHS Act and accompanying regulations came into effect on 31 March 2022.

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WHS publications and resources

Access all our WHS resources including guides, videos and webinar recordings to help you understand the new requirements.

Got questions about how WA's WHS laws were developed?

A list of commonly asked questions and the department’s responses is available.

Modernisation of Work Health and Safety Laws - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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