Preparing for new law

The following resources will help members get to grips with the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA).

They will also help members go beyond mere compliance with the law to create a culture that supports good health and safety.

Watch a presentation by former WorkSafe CEO Gordon McDonald that explains what HSWA means for directors, CEOs, contractors, workers and risk management. March 2016

Watch a presentation by Australian non-executive director Dr Kirstin Ferguson on how executives can work with boards to improve safety governance. May 2015

Read guidance on safety governance and leadership for Boards.