[ARCHIVED] Applying for an exemption from complying with Victoria’s health and safety regulations

How WorkSafe grants exemptions from following health and safety regulations.
Last updated

Jun 2017

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PDF, 208.12 kB

Document length

6 pages


This document is no longer current and is available on the website for historic purposes only.

What it contains

In some situations, WorkSafe may give exemptions under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations). This document describes:

  • how to apply for an exemption
  • when WorkSafe may grant an exemption
  • conditions on exemptions
  • what happens if an exemption is refused, varied or revoked

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