Placing workers in safe workplaces: Safety management systems guide for labour hire agencies

How labour hire agencies can make sure they are placing workers in safe workplace environments.
Last updated

Jun 2006

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File Type and Size

PDF, 3.14 MB

Document Length

99 pages

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.