From 1 January 2012 the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) has effect in the ACT, replacing the Work Safety Act 2008. The information on this page is in the process of being updated to reflect the new WHS Act. Click here for further information on the WHS Act.
Knives are involved in many accidents in the hospitality industry, especially among chefs and cooks. They can also be a source of injuries in the retail industry, when opening boxes of supplies and in other similar activities.