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Health and Safety Representatives


This fact sheet provides a summary of the process, provisions and procedural requirements of electing a health and safety representative (HSR). Part 5 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) provides for representation of workers by HSRs.

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Last updated: July 2014

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Page last updated: 11 Jul 2014