Posts Tagged ‘subcontractor’

Company fined $20k for failing to induct contractors

A Victorian aged-care provider was recently convicted and fined $20,000 for failing to properly induct sub-contracted workers. The company was charged with ‘failing to ensure people other than employees were not exposed to risks to their health and safety’. After an incident occurred leaving a resident in need of medical care, the subcontracted worker was…

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WHS Checklist for Site Supervisors

Before work commences: Prepare a Safety Management Plan for the site. Prepare Safe Work Method Statements for all your High Risk construction activities. Erect signage on your site. While work in progress: Do everything “reasonable practicable” to provide a safe place of work for all persons. Identify hazards; implement risk controls, monitor, and review. Consult,…

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