Consultation with and engagement of employ
ers throughout the OHS reforms is critical to
ensuring they meet their safety objectives, ac
cording to an Australian expert .
“This represents one of the most significant
OHS reforms in Australia’s history,” said Evans.
Overseeing the development of a national
model OHS act is the Safe Work Australia
Council, which met for the first time last week,
and will have a critical role to play in the reform
of Australia’s system of occupational health and
safety and harmonising legislation across Aus
tralia’s nine OHS jurisdictions.