Construction safety focus: Construction regulation compliance

WorkSafe’s focus on compliance with construction regulations under occupational health and safety (OHS) laws.
Last updated

Mar 2019

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 115.72 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visiting construction sites ensure that workplaces comply with construction regulations under OHS laws. It explains:

  • how the laws apply to principal contractors, employers and self-employed people
  • how employers should consult with health and safety representatives about workplace safety
  • how employers have duties to control risks and develop a safe work method statement
  • how WorkSafe inspectors enforce OHS laws