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SMEs' compliance with risk management obligations in Australia's model WHS laws

Bluff, Elizabeth


Australia's work health and safety (WHS) laws require businesses and undertakings to manage risks. This article presents the findings of qualitative research investigating risk management in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in two states, through interviews, documentation review and observation in workplaces. The research found that most SMEs identified only some or few of the hazards for their operations and did not consciously apply the hierarchy of risk controls, at best implementing some...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Health, Safety and Environment


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