This section contains in-depth information on your legal obligations under NSW work health and safety legislation.

Employer and business obligations

Employers and business have specific legal obligations under WHS law.

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Worker obligations

Workers have health and safety obligations under WHS law.

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Visitor obligations

Anyone visiting a workplace has health and safety responsibilities.

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Contractors and labour hire

All workers, including contractors, have health and safety responsibilities at work.

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Volunteering

Volunteers also have health and safety responsibilities.

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Diversity

It is important that work health and safety strategies take this diversity into account.

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Strata title and body corporate

Strata title and body corporates may have responsibilities under health and safety laws.

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Legislation

This section has links to all the relevant health and safety legislation you need.

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Codes of practice

A code of practice provides detailed information on how you can achieve the standards required under the work health and safety (WHS) laws.

These do not replace the WHS laws, but codes of practice can be issued to help make understanding what you have to do a little easier.

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