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(3) The person must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the information, training and instruction provided under this regulation is provided in a way that is readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided.Penalty:BSBWHS501 Learner Instructions 3Version 1.0Page 5 of 17
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace(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 sessionPurposeNew 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 historydetails of the organisational structureinformation about key policies, including employment conditions and code of conductwork 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 supervisorsBSBWHS501 Learner Instructions 3Version 1.0Page 6 of 17
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplacetake 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:oa copy of your business's code of conductoannual reportsoyour business planomarketing materialsoorganisational chartsophone lists.record essential details, including their:osuperannuation accountobank accountotax file numberoemergency contacts.explain employment conditions and policies, including:owork hours and break timesosmokingopay details, including when they can expect to be paidoleave entitlementsoprobation periods for new staff.provide any necessary work health and safety information, including:ofire and evacuation instructionsodetails about any training planned for them.explain their duties and have some work for them to doprovide necessary equipment, uniforms, email addresses and computer access detailsBSBWHS501 Learner Instructions 3Version 1.0Page 7 of 17
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplaceask if they have any questions.