Employee Safety Inductions

All Employees and visiting contractors are to be given a site induction by a competant appointed person

Contents of an Induction Program could include:

1. Introduction to the organisational structure of the company.

2. Introduction to any occupational health and safety personnel working for the company.

3. Presentation, explanation and discussion of the overall occupational health and safety policy for the company.

4. Provision of information on the Occupational Health and Safety Committee for the company, who the representatives are and how they can be contacted.

5. Safety rules for the site, as well as for the department they will be working in (where practicable).

6. Emergency procedures for the company, including first aid, emergency muster points, fire safety and any other relevant information.

7. Information on the reporting requirements for accidents, incidents and near misses within the company, along with associated documentation procedures.

8. Information on the reporting system for hazards within the company.

9. A list and explanation of company safety rules.

10. Introduction to safe work practices within the company.

11. Information on workers compensation and rehabilitation policies for employees with work related injuries or illnesses.

12. Information on security requirements for the company.

13. Fitting and issue of personal protective equipment.

14. Issue of a copy of the current position description for their new role.

15. Information on any other special safety requirements of the company (e.g. infection control, hazardous substances, etc.)

And finally, take the new employee(s) on a walk through so they can be a little more familiar with their workplace, and the location of key areas and amenities.

Site Visitors

In addition, site visitors shall have restricted access and shall be under the direct supervision of an employee of the company for the full duration of their visit.

Small Builders should also carry out inductions, some safety information is available HERE

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New PPE given to new staff at induction

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