Manage workplace safety
Whether you're working in a confined space or on a construction site, this section explains your health and safety obligations in simple, plain English.
Businesses and employers must have plans in place to respond effectively to health and safety incidents and other emergencies that might occur in the workplace.
All workplaces must provide first aid equipment, facilities and in some circumstances, trained first aiders.
Information, training and instruction
If you are an employer or you run a business or organisation, you must provide information, training and supervision to keep all people safe from any risks that might arise from the work you're doing.
If you are an employer or you run a business or organisation, you are responsible for the health and safety of your workers, contractors and volunteers while at work.
Personal protective equipment
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is anything used or worn by a person to minimise a risk to health or safety. If PPE is needed, then it's the responsibility of the employer or person conducting the business or undertaking to provide it.
This section is a one-stop shop for understanding your legal obligations, outlined here in simple, plain English.
In NSW, if you’re an employer, owner of a business, trustee or sole trader, you’re known as the ‘PCBU' or person conducting a business or undertaking and are responsible for providing adequate workplace facilities.