The relationship between 'reasonably practicable'and risk management regulation

Bluff, Elizabeth & Johnstone, Richard (2004) The relationship between 'reasonably practicable'and risk management regulation. The Australian National University, Canberra. [Working Paper]

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Abstract

This paper examines two concepts which are central to contemporary standard setting in occupational health and safety (OHS) regulation, and explores the differences and similarities between these concepts – the notion of ‘reasonably practicable’ which qualifies the ‘general duties’ and some other provisions in the Australian OHS standards, and the risk management requirements typically found in OHS regulations and approved codes of practice (advisory standards in Queensland).

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ID Code: 78209
Item Type: Working Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Occupational health and safety, Risk management
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 The Australian National University
Deposited On: 30 Oct 2014 03:57
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2015 04:07

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