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


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

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Phone: 02 62073000
Fax: 02 62050336