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Senior management (officers) are legally required to exercise due diligence (take reasonable precautions) to ensure the organisation meets its obligations to provide health and safety in the workplace. The Officer’s duty of due diligence is a positive duty.

That is, Officers are required to demonstrate a proactive approach to managing safety and ensuring the organisation meets its obligations under the law.

The outcome of this checklist will assist Officers to plan what activities are required for them to comply with due diligence requirements.

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