Information for employers: Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Arabic)

Information for employers about their duties under the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act 2004. This document is in Arabic.
Last updated

May 2005

Reading level

medium

File type and size

PDF, 137.41 kB

Document length

4 pages

What it contains

The OHS Act 2004 states that employers must take every reasonable action and work proactively to ensure health and safety in their business activities. This guide outlines the duties of employers. It explains:

  • how to determine who is an employer and who is an employee
  • duties to employees and to other people in the workplace
  • the duty to consult with employees about health and safety 
  • the rights of employees to health and safety representation
  • the role of health and safety committees and how to resolve issues
  • the prohibition on discrimination
  • duties owed by others
  • requirements for licences, registrations and certificates
  • requirements for incident notification
  • when authorised representatives of registered employee organisations (ARREOs) may enter a workplace if there are concerns the OHS Act or Regulations have been contravened