What it contains

This document outlines the OHS duties of people who are volunteer board and committee members for community services organisations. It advises how these members, as part of a leadership team, should understand the organisation’s OHS duties for its employees and volunteers. It explains:

  • the OHS duties of volunteer board and committee members
  • how, using a fictitious case study, volunteer board members might exercise their OHS responsibilities and manage issues
  • how volunteer board members should look after their health and safety to avoid stress and burn-out