prevention applies to all workers. When it comes to contractors and
self-employed persons, there is a shared responsibility between the parties.
Contractors and self-employed persons have a duty to comply with the workplace
health and safety program in the workplace that they are working.
Workplaces have a duty to ensure the contractor or self-employed person is not
exposed to any hazards in the workplace. Ensuring the components related
to psychological health and safety in your workplace are reviewed prior to any
work beginning, will ensure compliance with this element.
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