New Work Health and Safety legislation came into effect in some Australian states and territories on 1st January 2012. It was developed to harmonise the laws affecting workplace safety in Australia by replacing existing state based OH&S legislation. This interview led program gives a brief history of the development of workplace safety in Australia, the development and need for the new WHS laws, definitions of key terms, and explains changes to incident notification and offence categories. Craig Salter, from Action OHS consulting, provides detailed explanations of the WHS legislation. This program provides clear understanding of the new WHS legislation around workplace safety. 18 minutes.