Safe Work Australia clarifies issue on volunteers and the new WHS laws

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jan, 2012

Mr Tom Phillips of Safe Work Australia expressed his concern over media reports pertaining to volunteers’ concerns and the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws. He expressed concern that inaccurate and alarmist claims regarding the new WHS laws could seriously discourage volunteers and potential volunteers from doing volunteer work. Safe Work Australia clarifies that …