Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
60 Managing risks to health and safety
(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking must manage risks to
health and safety relating to a musculoskeletal disorder associated with a
hazardous manual task, in accordance with Part 3.1.
Note. WHS Act—section 19 (see clause 9).
(2) In determining the control measures to implement under subclause
(1), the person conducting the business or undertaking must have regard to all
relevant matters that may contribute to a musculoskeletal disorder,
(a) postures, movements, forces and vibration relating to the
hazardous manual task, and
(b) the duration and frequency of the hazardous manual task,
(c) workplace environmental conditions that may affect the hazardous
manual task or the worker performing it, and
(d) the design of the work area, and
(e) the layout of the workplace, and
(f) the systems of work used, and
(g) the nature, size, weight or number of persons, animals or things
involved in carrying out the hazardous manual task.