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WHS Compliance also includes Fire Safety and Environmental Safety
Each state has its own Work Health & Safety Act and each state places the primary health and safety duty on a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of workers, contractors and visitors at the workplace. If a business fails to address WHS then penalties apply which are generally 60 Penalty Units.
If you are a national business, it is recommended that you adopt the highest discipline in each category as the standard for your business.
Every business, whether you employ staff or not, must conduct a Hazard & Risk Assessment.