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Regulation by stealth: Codes of practice under harmonised Work Health and Safety legislation

Gunningham, Neil; Sinclair, Darren


This article explores how codes of practice might best be designed and implemented to realise their potential to do much of the 'heavy lifting' under WHS legislation, with a focus on the Australian coal mining industry. It identifies various deficiencies in the design and implementation of codes under Australia's harmonising WHS legislation, including a failure to design codes of a type or types that are best suited to their industry specific context; and a failure to implement codes...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Labour Law


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