Workplace Health and Safety applies to all businesses. Whether you are one person, under 10 staff members or a large multi national company. We can assist in identifying what is reasonably practicable in your circumstances.
(Extract from the Queensland Regulator)
The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 imposes a specific duty on officers of corporations and unincorporated bodies, such as clubs and associations, to exercise due diligence to ensure that it meets its work health and safety obligations. The duty requires officers to be proactive in ensuring that the corporation, club or association complies with its duty.
What is due diligence?
In demonstrating due diligence, officers will need to show that they have taken reasonable steps to:
· acquire and update their knowledge of health and safety matters
· understand the operations being carried out by the person conducting the business or undertaking in which they are employed, and the hazards and risks associated with the operations
· ensure tha