NSW Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 No. 40

The objects of this Act are as follows:
(a) to secure and promote the health, safety and welfare of people at work,
(b) to protect people at a place of work against risks to health or safety arising out of the activities of persons at work,
(c) to promote a safe and healthy work environment for people at work that protects them from injury and illness and that is adapted to their physiological and psychological needs,
(d) to provide for consultation and co-operation between employers and employees in achieving the objects of this Act,
(e) to ensure that risks to health and safety at a place of work are identified, assessed and eliminated or controlled,
(f) to develop and promote community awareness of occupational health and safety issues,
(g) to provide a legislative framework that allows for progressively higher standards of occupational health and safety to take account of changes in technology and work practices,
(h) to deal with the impact of particular classes or types of dangerous goods and plant at, and beyond, places of work.

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