On 23 October 2014 the Western Australian State Government released a draft or “Green” Bill, the Work Health and Safety Bill 2014 (see: https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/work-health-and-safety-bill-2014)
The Work Health and Safety Bill 2014 is Western Australia’s version of harmonised health and safety legislation. The Bill is open for public comment until 30 January 2015, and details on how to submit a comment can be found at https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/work-health-and-safety-bill-2014
You can access a copy of the Bill from the websites above, however, we have also added a copy to Lawstream (www.lawstream.com.au) and access to the Lawstream database it is available for access at no charge. Simply log on at:
Username: Trial User
When you click on the “login” button you will see two options, “client” and “trial“. Click on “client” to access your account.
Over the next few weeks we will be adding commentary about sections of the proposed Bill in the “mapping” section of the Lawstream database; simple follow the blog for more information about when updates and commentary are added.