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Take me to your employer: the organisational reach of occupational health and safety regulation

Johnstone, Richard; Wilson, Therese


[Conclusion] We have explored two dimensions of the Australian OHS statutes which enable statutory OHS duties to reach more than one employer or self-employed person within a corporate group or network. First, most of the OHS statutes contain provisions extending the reach of employer’s duty beyond the employer’s employees. One legislative technique is to deem contractors and their employees to be employees of the principal contractor. Another imposes duties on employers and self-employed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Australian Journal of Labour Law


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