Question: Do employers have a duty of care over employees?Answer:
Yes. Employers have a duty of care for their employees. These are set out the Workplace Health Safety Act 2011 (Cth) as the primary duty of care as well as other duties that may apply in your particular state and territory and in relation to the role of employer. The duties include providing a safe workplace including in relation to both physical and mental health, safe equipment and structures, having safe systems in place, adequate training and instruction and monitoring of workers health and conditions.