Work Cover Authority Of New South Wales
WorkCover NSW (or ‘WorkCover Authority of New South Wales’) is a NSW government body responsible for ensuring that all employers guarantee the safety of their employees or workers and have the correct insurance in place to cover them. It is a division of the Compensation Authorities Staff Division (CASD) – a collection of health and safety agencies. They enforce their role 1324 providing a list of rules that employers must follow in the form of a legal legislation. It is possible for them to enforce it by having the right to inspect workplaces to check that the legislation is being followed. It also contains the requirements to keep a hazardous chemicals register, requirements to train, instruct and provide information to staff about handling the chemicals. Some of the things work cover ensures when it inspects work places is that all employees are properly trained, have the correct and appropriate Personal protective equipment (PPE) and have the correct equipment to use.
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