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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 23:01)
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, including—(a) postures, movements, forces and vibration relating to the hazardous manual task, and(b) the duration and frequency of the hazardous manual task, and(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.