For businesses who engage contractors, it is often difficult to determine who is responsible for what with regards to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). SMARTin Safety can assist you to break down your legal responsibilities with regards to contractors, and how to identify who should do what.
A contractor provides goods or services for a set price or rate. The contractor may be self-employed, have employees of their own or have business partners. Contractors and their employees engaged by a Principal Contractor, have duties under the OHS Act.
“Provision of appropriate site-based control measures depends on who has control of the work area and processes and must be agreed before work commences.”
Conduct a review of your current safety systems and processes, against defined benchmark criteria.Find out more ⟶
Develop paper-based or digital OHS induction packages, to advise workers of workplace health and safety risks.Find out more ⟶
Summarise all of your OHS processes in one go-to document, which can be used as a point of reference by employees and customers.Find out more ⟶
Develop safe systems of work relevant to your business, by identifying and developing key policies and procedures.Find out more ⟶
Safety skills training that can be delivered at your workplace or at our in-house training facility.Find out more ⟶
Assist you to break down your legal responsibilities with regards to contractors, and how to identify who should do what.Find out more ⟶