What it contains

This guide advises labour hire agencies about their occupational health and safety (OHS) duties as employers when placing people in workplaces. It explains:

  • the labour hire agency’s roles, responsibilities and accountabilities
  • how to gather information about clients, the work they need done, workers and the work environment
  • the benefits of a worksite visit to identify the risk of injury or disease to agency workers
  • how to consult with clients to introduce risk control measures to prevent workplace injuries

At the end of the document, there is a list of tools and resources to help agencies fulfil their OHS duties.