It is mandatory for all workplaces to have OH&S Safety Rules in place. Lip service is not enough. Bizsafe does all the set-up steps, so you can just review and revise. Then share it with your employees.
Reflecting the basic moral obligations on businesses to safeguard their workers from harm, the law requires directors and managers to “provide and maintain plant and systems of work that are so far as is practicable safe and without risks to health.”
Can we be fined for not complying with the OH&S Act?Yes, there are many area the authorities can fine you.
Yes, there are many areas the authorities can fine you.
A library of publications can be obtained from WorkSafe on how to develop & implement your OH&S practices. However, finding the time and resources is always a challenge, so this duty is often deferred indefinitely, exposing the business to added risk. Bizsafe is an easy, cost-effective solution. Many companies struggle with where to start and scope the requirement suitable for their business.
Yes, they have a legal right to access.
Bizsafe will do most of the work and provide advice, will be available for ongoing advice.
Having the Workplace OH&S Manual in place and sharing it with employees is an important step in fulfilling your legal obligations. The responsibility for OH&S though is continual, it never stops. Systems in place should be regularly reviewed and continually improved upon.
You will be provided with a PDF to reprint as required.
Yes, providing we allow for this on set-up.