AS / NZS 4801:2001 : Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Specification with Guidance for Use - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to apply for an exemption from an employer's requirement to be insured to cover workers compensation claims by employees.

The standard sets out requirements for an occupational health and safety management system for self-insurers. A business must have an occupational health and safety management system in place that complies with this standard to be eligible to receive an exemption from holding workers compensation insurance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Act(s) name

Workers Compensation Act 1951 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Workers Compensation Regulation 2002 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Phone:

02 62073000

Fax:

02 62050336

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