Part 2 Health and safety duties

Subpart 1—Key principles relating to duties

30 Management of risks

(1)

A duty imposed on a person by or under this Act requires the person—

(a)

to eliminate risks to health and safety, so far as is reasonably practicable; and

(b)

if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate risks to health and safety, to minimise those risks so far as is reasonably practicable.

(2)

A person must comply with subsection (1) to the extent to which the person has, or would reasonably be expected to have, the ability to influence and control the matter to which the risks relate.

Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Act (Aust) s 17