GLOSSARY TERM  
  Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW)  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  An Act that aims to provide a nationally consistent framework to secure the health and safety of workers and workplaces. It seeks to protect workers and other persons against harm to their health, safety and welfare. It also gives inspectors powers to investigate the performance of duties under the Act and provides for criminal sanctions for breach of the Act and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (NSW).