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WHS REVIEW & INDUCTION SYSTEM for PCBUs
Employees and volunteers complete sections 1-6.
Contractor Principals complete sections 1-11 - instructions below.
This system requests relevant documentation on behalf of the PCBU.
Review and maintaining currency of documentation is the responsibility of the PCBU and does not form part of the service provided by Prompt Safety Solutions.
As a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) Work Health and Safety (WHS) Duty Holder, you need to ensure Contractor Principals and Sub-Contractor Principals have adequate WHS documentation and relevant Insurances for the works that they will be undertaking before they start work.
STEP 1. REQUEST WHS DOCUMENTATION
PCBUs, it is your responsibility to request Contractor Principals WHS Documentation.
>Do this by downloading the WHS Review email template and sending it to the Contractor Principal
Work Health and Safety laws - Duties under the new Act (Duration 9 minutes) DMIRS WA
Please view the above Department of Mines Industry Regulation & Safety (WorkSafe WA) video to gain a better understanding of your WHS requirements as a Person Undertaking a Business or Undertaking (PCBU).
STEP 2 INSTRUCTIONS
PCBUs, how to review Contractor Principal's Submissions.
1. Task Based Risk Assessment:
Does the Contractor have a task-based Risk Assessment (SWMS, JHA) and have they populated it with hazards and controls applicable to the work they will be undertaking?
If the Contractor does not have a Task Based Risk Assessment, they can download and populate a Risk Assessment Template from the OHSE Subbypack | Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (commerce.wa.gov.au) (page 8)
2. Licences, Certification, Competencies:
Is the Contractor competent to carry out the work? (Do they hold valid Certificates, Registrations & Licences and agree to Verification of Competency (VOC) requirements for their workers)
Does the contractor have the required Insurances for the works that they will be undertaking? (Check with your Insurer what is required)
Public liability insurance
Workers Compensation Insurance – Contractor/ Organisation with Employees
Personal Accident Insurance/ Income Protection - Sole Traders
Plant - Motor Vehicle/s Insurance - If the Contractor/ Organisation provides and uses Plant or Motor Vehicles for site works
STEP 2. REVIEW WHS SUBMISSIONS
PCBUs, it is your responsibility to review your online Contractor Principal's WHS submissions here:
Questions email email@example.com
STEP 3. SITE WHS INDUCTION
PCBUs, it is your responsibility to undertake the relevant Site WHS Induction with Contractor Principals on arrival to site. Download here