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Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council : Workplace Health and Safety Act Annual report 2010 - 2011

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Title

Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council : Workplace Health and Safety Act Annual report 2010 - 2011

Other title

Workplace Health and Safety Adviosry Committee

Collection

NTWorkSafe reports; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2011

Notes

Date:2011; Workplace Health and Safety Act

Language

English

Subject

Industrial safety committees -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Industrial safety -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Northern Territory. Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council

Place of publication

Darwin

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/241911

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/613413

Page content

Workplace Health & Safety Advisory Council Annual Report 2010-11 page 4 What is the Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council? The Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council (WHSAC) is established by the Workplace Health and Safety Act, which came into force on 1 July 2008. The Council is a tripartite body which provides advice on possible improvements to the administration of the Workplace Health and Safety Act and standards of occupational health and safety in the Northern Territory. The Minister for Justice and Attorney-General is responsible for the Workplace Health and Safety Act. What does the Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council do? Section 22 of the Workplace Health and Safety Act provides: (1) The Council has the following functions: (a) to keep the operation of this Act under review; (b) to make recommendations to the Minister on possible improvements to the administration of this Act, or standards of occupational health and safety in the Territory; (c) to carry out investigations, at the request of the Minister, into matters relevant to occupational health and safety and to report to the Minister on the results of the investigations; (d) to carry out any other functions assigned to it under this Act.


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