MCA submission to the 2018 Review of the Model WHS Laws

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the 2018 Review of the Model WHS laws.

The minerals industry is firmly committed to the principle that every individual, regardless of where they work, whether they are a direct employee or contractor, and whatever tasks they undertake, should have the same high standard of protection and workplace safety.

A nationally-consistent, risk-based preventative Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulatory system, supported by industry-specific regulation, would deliver benefits based on greater certainty, consistency and effiency.

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