Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017: Summary of changes

Key changes in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations 2017 compared with the previous 2007 regulations.
Last updated

Jan 2018

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PDF, 291.57 kB

Document length

12 pages

What it contains

This guide will help duty holders understand the changes in the OHS Regulations 2017. It explains key changes in the regulations, including those to:

  • manual handling, noise, prevention of falls, confined spaces, plant and high risk work
  • hazardous substances, scheduled carcinogenic substances, asbestos and lead
  • construction, major hazard facilities, mines and licences