Health and Safety at Work (Worker Engagement, Participation, and Representation) Regulations 2016

13 Elections

(1)

An election for a health and safety representative—

(a)

may be undertaken using any form of voting; and

(b)

may be conducted by any person, except a candidate for the election.

(2)

A person conducting an election for a health and safety representative must—

(a)

call for nominations from workers for candidates, specifying a reasonable time frame in which workers must respond; and

(b)

based on the number of nominations received, determine whether an election needs to be held and notify workers and the PCBU of that decision.

(3)

Subclause (1)(a) is subject to regulation 14.

(4)

Subclause (2)(b) is subject to regulation 15.