Shire of Westonia



PURPOSE The Shire of Westonia regards the development and implementation of best practice Workplace Health and Safety (OSH) systems as a common objective for the CEO, Supervisors, Employees, Contractors and Volunteers.



The principle of the Shire of Westonia is to ensure that every employee works in an environment where every effort is made to prevent accidents, injury and disruption to employees’ health from foreseeable work hazards.  The legislation applicable to OSH is the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and Regulations 1996 and the Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and Regulations 1982.

Occupational Safety & Health Manual 2017

OSH Act 1984

OSH Regs. 1996