This short course gives you the skills and knowledge to manage the work health and safety (WHS) implications of using contractors.
This work is relevant for any organisation that uses contractors to supply services, including includes labour hire and temporary workers, casual and volunteer workers. These contractors might be in cleaning, catering, security, maintenance, repairs, installations and alterations, and major contracts and projects.
However, it doesn’t apply to visitors, outworkers, or suppliers of goods, materials or products to workplaces.
This unit derives from the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419.
Completing this course will give you skills and knowledge of a range of WHS-related topics such as:
- contractor duties
- organisational WHS compliance requirements
- contractor requirements
- contractor compliance with WHS requirements
- non-compliance responses.
You will also learn how to:
- prepare WHS induction processes for contractors
- conduct inspections to assess contractor compliance with WHS requirements
- identify and document contractor non-compliance
- escalate non-compliance issues in line with organisational policies and procedures.