National review into model occupational health and safety laws

April 2009
Queensland Nurse;Apr2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p25
The article discusses final recommendations on occupational health and safety laws which were released in 2009 in Australia's report of the National Review into Model Occupational Health and Safety Laws. The Australian government instigated the review of national health and safety legislation in an effort to develop a model for consistent health and safety legislation in the country.


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