Policy HSE PRO 025 Contractor Safety Management Procedure Appendix 1 HSE PRO 025 Contractor Safety Management

Appendix 1 HSE PRO 025 Contractor Safety Management


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Appendix 1

CONTRACTOR CATEGORIES - WHS REQUIREMENTS

Light Deliveries

Heavy Deliveries

Consultants and Contract Workers

Minor Contracted Works

Major Contracted Works

Example of application

Mail, couriers, small suppliers

Usually involves handling equipment such as forklifts, cranes or multi person lifts

Contracts for office based work and work of an administrative nature.  For example labour hire personnel, consultant auditors, guest or contracted lecturers.  This category also includes vendors and stall operators.

Contracts for cleaning and security.

Minor maintenance and repairs that do not involve high risk work or construction work involving high risk construction activities.

High risk work.

Construction work involving high risk construction activities.

Construction projects (Principal Contractor appointed sites)

Induction

Not required

Not Required

JCU employee induction.

Area specific induction if work is to be conducted in a restricted area.

Vendors and stall operators are to use the Contractor Safety Induction.

JCU contractor health and safety induction.

Area specific induction if work is to be conducted in a restricted area.

JCU contractor health and safety induction.

Area specific induction if work is to be conducted in a restricted area.

Principal Contractor – induction requirements.

Identification

Uniform and/or company ID

Uniform and/or company ID

JCU identification card.

Contractor identification card for construction and maintenance contractors.

All other contractors must wear company ID or be readily identifiable when outside the work site.

Contractor identification card for construction and maintenance contractors.

Principal Contractor (Construction Project sites) - Must wear company ID or be readily identifiable when outside the construction site.

Sign In

Nil (unless entering hazardous or controlled area).

Nil (unless entering hazardous or controlled area).

Only when required to enter a restricted area.

Sign in register.

Sign in register.

As required by the Principal Contractor.

Risk Management Controls

  • Clear   signage e.g. 'All deliveries and couriers must report to reception...';
  • Limited   entry points, to extent possible;
  • Clear   travel route to approved delivery point;
  • If there   is a need to proceed past reception unattended, issue short relevant   instructions e.g. site safety rules or specific route to take and key 'do's   and don'ts' for delivery activities;
  • Security   officers monitor the main campuses 24 hours per day and will advise   contractors of campus safety rules where required.
  • Site   safety rules for truck drivers;
  • Issuing   rules for truck drivers to trucking companies and request all drivers be briefed   on rules;
  • Display   rules at each entry point e.g. large sign;
  • Prominently   display rules at each truck loading or unloading area
  • Ensure   system for appropriate level of supervision for delivery activities.
 

Varies due to the varied nature of the work in this category, may include:

  • Amusement   device risk assessments, registrations, insurance documentation;
  • Food   vendors Food Business Licences and risk management plans;
  • Labour   hire agreement documentation;
  • Risk   assessment plans and insurance documentation;
  • JCU test   and tag requirements for electrical equipment brought to site.

Risk Management documentation as determined during the planning risk assessment.

Minimum WHS documentation includes:

  • Job   specific risk assessment;
  • Insurances;
  • Licenses   and qualifications.

To be determined as part of the planning risk assessment.

High risk work:

  • High risk   work licenses;
  • SWMS.

High risk construction work

  • SWMS.

Principal Contractor for jobs over $250,000:

  • WHS   Management Plan;
  • Signage   identifying PC;
  • SWMS for   high risk construction work;
  • Traffic   management plans.

Nominated Principal Contractor jobs under $250,000:

  • WHS   Management Plan;
  • SWMS for   high risk construction work;
  • Other   documentation will be determine during the planning phase.

Refer to HSE-GUI-002 Construction Guideline

Pre-contract meeting

Not required

Not required

Not required

Yes

Yes