Workplace safety news – December 2012

Norton Rose Fulbright 

Welcome to the Workplace Safety News, which is intended to keep you informed of the developments in safety law that you need to know about.

Please contact a member of the Norton Rose Occupational Health, Safety and Security team in Australia if you have any questions about this edition of Workplace Safety News.

An important acronym in harmonised jurisdictions, and one you will become very familiar with if not already, is the ‘PCBU’ – person conducting a business or undertaking. A PCBU has duties imposed upon them under the Model Work Health and Safety laws. The definition of a PCBU is deliberately broad, as is the primary duty of care imposed on such persons.

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