Understanding the safety and health needs of your workplace - Older workers and safety

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All documents issued prior to 1 July 2017 were issued by the former Department of Commerce. Documents listed here are the latest versions available. For more information on this document, please contact online@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

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This bulletin has been produced to raise awareness on occupational safety and health issues relevant to older workers. Employers have a general duty of care to address potential age-related factors and provide and maintain, as far as practical, a working environment where workers are not exposed to hazards and reduce the risks of injury or harm.

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Last updated 21 May 2014

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