Sue Bottrell tackles your questions on 2023 webinar series topics
Issuing permits to work is a common practice in contactor safety management but it is often poorly done. Why?
Because contractors come and go and are not embedded into the workplace they attend, they can slip under the radar when thinking about psychosocial hazards. Principal contractors who hire contractors have a responsibility to ensure their contractors are safe at the workplaces they attend.
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Sections and 16 and 19 of the Workplace Health and Safety Act impact significantly on the extent of duties in respect of the management of contractor safety. We know that under workplace health and safety legislation, persons conducting a business or undertaking (employer) have obligations to ensure the health and safety of workers ....
The harmonised Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations require mine operators to assess and accept the safety management plans of contractors they engage. However, the practicality of this process is often questioned. How can operators sign off on the safety arrangements of contractors whose technical work they may not understand? Additionally, case law confirms that it is not reasonably practicable to supervise, monitor, or direct contractors in their specialist work.