Penalty: (a) In the case of an individual—$6 000. (b) In the case of a body corporate—$30 000. Note: Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations. Safety induction session Purpose
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace New staff members will need a more comprehensive induction than existing ones. Inductions help new staff understand the culture of your business and the processes they need to follow. We will provide a copy of the Fair Work Information Statement and a copy of the WHSMS before, or as soon as possible after, they start their new job. The statement provides new staff members with information about their conditions of employment and health and safety conditions according to WHS legislations. This induction will include: an introduction to Australian Hardware, including its history details of the organisational structure information about key policies, including employment conditions and code of conduct work health and safety information. Australian Hardware wants to make the new staff member feel welcome and enthusiastic about their new job. On a new staff member's first day, we will: introduce them to their colleagues, managers and supervisors take them on a tour of your business premises, pointing out important areas such as: toilets, fire escapes, break rooms, their work area. provide them with general information on our business, which will include: o a copy of your business's code of conduct o annual reports o your business plan o marketing materials o organisational charts o phone lists. record essential details, including their: o superannuation account
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace o bank account o tax file number o emergency contacts. explain employment conditions and policies, including: o work hours and break times o smoking o pay details, including when they can expect to be paid o leave entitlements o probation periods for new staff. provide any necessary work health and safety information, including: o fire and evacuation instructions o details about any training planned for them. explain their duties and have some work for them to do provide necessary equipment, uniforms, email addresses and computer access details ask if they have any questions. provide induction checklist:
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Induction checklist Name: ___________________________________ Site: _______________________ Employee Number: ___________________ Date of Induction: ________________ Person conducting induction: __________________________________________ Please tick Yes No Comments 1. Introduction 2. Organisational overview and site tour 3. Outline of site rules (provide copy) 4. Discuss OHS manual 5. Emergency Procedures 6. Incident Reporting 7. Hazard Reporting 8. First Aid 9. Use of PPE 10. Security and Access Arrangements 11. Copy Qualifications/Licences 12. Discuss Training Schedule This information has been provided to me: __________________________________________ _________________________ Name and Signature of employee Dated __________________________________________ ________________________ Name and Signature of witness Dated
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