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Labour Hire Workers: OHS Rights And Responsibilities

  • Labour Hire Workers: OHS Rights and Responsibilities (PDF 105kb)
    Document Type: Publication
    Keycode: VWA1071/09.06
    Industry: Labour Hire, 
    Category: Labour Hire, 
    Division Author: Strategic Programs & Support Division
    Publication Date: 24 November 2006
    Date First Published: 24 November 2006
    Summary: This publication provides guidance information on the OHS rights and responsibilities of labour hire workers'.

About this publication

A labour hire worker is an employee who is directly employed by one employer but contracted to work with another (such as through an agency), an apprentice or trainee employed by a group training company.

Labour Hire Workers: OHS Rights and Responsibilities is a  4 page publication with an overview of the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) rights of labour hire workers and informs both labour hire agencies (as the direct employer) and the host employer of their legal OHS responsibilities towards labour hire workers and trainees.