Work Safe

Regulators

There are various regulators that operate in the jurisdictions covered by AIDGC.

Australia

In Australia each state and territory has an active regulator for work health and safety. These are:

The state and territory based regulation approach in Australia means that there are separate laws governing the storage and handling of dangerous goods for each state. A Commonwealth body called Safe Work Australia that provides resource to the state agencies in the form of model legislation and overall strategy.

The Commonwealth has a separate regulator Comcare for all federal agencies.

New Zealand

New Zealand has a single regulator performing this function, OSH, Department of Labour