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


You will need 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.

This standard has been superseded by AS / NZS ISO 45001:2018.

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

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Workers Compensation Act 1951 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Workers Compensation Regulation 2002 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

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