Model Code of Practice: Work health and safety consultation, cooperation and coordination

If you’re a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), this model Code of Practice provides practical guidance on how to effectively consult with workers about work health and safety and meet your duties under the work health and safety (WHS) Act.

You must consult with workers who carry out work for your business or undertaking and who are (or are likely to be) directly affected by a health and safety matter. This model Code of Practice includes ways to facilitate worker participation and representation.

This model Code of Practice will also assist you if you share responsibility with other duty holders for the same health and safety matter. It provides guidance on how to consult, cooperate and coordinate activities with other duty holders to meet your duties under the WHS Act.

Posted by Paul Richardson