What it contains
Confined spaces can contain toxic gases and be poorly ventilated, making them a health hazard for many employees. This guide outlines the legal duties of employers to provide a safe working environment. It explains:
- the responsibilities of employers and self-employed people to identify hazards for people working in confined spaces
- how WorkSafe Victoria monitors health and safety risks, including confined spaces
- how workplaces can consult with workers to identify confined spaces, reduce risks and review risk controls
At the end of the document, there is a glossary of terms.