n Risk Management - New safety regulations include HIV management : legal risk

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1817-6585


Extracted from text ... 5 FEBRUARY 2006 Risk Management Incredibly, there is still some progress on government's part of the OH&S bargain. Draft General Safety Regulations have been published for comment. Except for draft GSR6 entitled 'Prevention of transmission of HIV, the hepatitis virus and other blood-borne diseases', they are more or less the same as their predecessors. Some remnants of construction-related provisions have been deleted, due to earlier inclusion in the Construction Regulations, some new defi nitions added and references to antiquated regulations have been updated. The new part, Draft GSR 6(1) reads: "An employer shall take all reasonable steps: (1)(a) to ..

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