Lone Worker Legislation for Tasmania

Here are the Acts and Regulations found in Tasmania related to lone working and work alone employees.

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania 

Division 3 – Further duties of persons conducting businesses or undertakings
20. Duty of persons conducting businesses or undertakings involving management or control of workplaces
 

2)  The person with management or control of a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the workplace, the means of entering and exiting the workplace and anything arising from the workplace are without risks to the health and safety of any person. 

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012

Division Six –Remote or isolated work
48. Remote or isolated work

(1)  A person conducting a business or undertaking must manage risks to the health and safety of a worker associated with remote or isolated work, in accordance with Part 3.1 . 

(2)  In minimising risks to the health and safety of a worker associated with remote or isolated work, a person conducting a business or undertaking must provide a system of work that includes effective communication with the worker. 

(3)  In this regulation – 

assistance  includes rescue, medical assistance and the attendance of emergency service workers;

remote or isolated work, in relation to a worker, means work that is isolated from the assistance of other persons because of location, time or the nature of the work.