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Host Employers: Managing The Safety Of Labour Hire Workers

  • Host Employers: Managing the safety of labour hire workers (PDF 127kb)
    Document Type: Publication
    Keycode: VWA975/02/05.06
    Industry: Labour Hire, 
    Category: Controlling OHS Hazards and Risks, Labour Hire, 
    Division Author: Strategy & Programs (Labour Hire Industry Program)
    Current Version: version 2 – previously titled: Host employer guidance information for managing the safety of labour hire workers. Updated to include details on the Duty to Consult, stakeholder feedback and references to WorkSafe guidance for labour hire agencies.
    Publication Date: 18 July 2006
    Date First Published: 24 October 2005
    Summary: This publication outlines what a host employer needs to do to manage the safety of labour hire workers. It clarifies OHS responsibilities and provides guidance on identifying risks to health and safety, matching the labour hire worker to tasks, ensuring induction and training is completed and supervising and monitoring the health and safety of people at your workplace.

About this publication

"Host Employers: Managing the safety of labour hire workers" presents an outline of the activities necessary for a host employer to manage the safety of labour hire workers. This 4 page publication will assist host employers to identify, assess and reduce the risks of workers by: Â* clarifying your OHS responsibilities; Â* identifying risks to health and safety; Â* matching the labour hire worker to tasks; Â* ensuring induction and training is completed; and Â* supervising and monitoring the health and safety of people at your workplace.

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