The Guide: Implementing Occupational Health and Safety in Residential Aged Care

This Guide, divided into twelve modules, covers all aspects of implementing occupational health and safety in residential aged care.

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The Guide: Implementing Occupational Health and Safety in Residential Aged Care (The Guide) has been developed to provide information to assist residential aged care facilities to develop their own occupational health and safety programs.

The Guide is not, however, a legal document. The relevant Commonwealth and State occupational health and safety legislation should always be consulted in relation to any legal issues which may arise. Professional advice should be sought before applying the information contained in the Guide to particular circumstances.

The Commonwealth of Australia (and the authors) disclaim all and any liability to any person, whether a purchaser of this publication or not, in respect of anything and of the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done by any person in reliance, whether in whole or in part, upon the contents of The Guide.

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