Legislation now requires property owners, property managers, and tenants to share WHS duties. These duties are shared by persons with or control of a workplace and business or undertakings involving management or controls of fixtures, fittings or plant at workplaces.
All these duty holders, individually, must fulfil these duties to the legal standard, even if the duty is shared. They must consult, coordinate & cooperate to ensure duties are fulfilled.
Some of these duties extend to
- Entry and exits
- Emergency preparedness
- Electrical safety
- Machine guarding
- Ergonomics, workstations and work areas
- Hazardous substances and dangerous goods
- Safety data sheets (SDS)
- Floors and other surfaces
- Outdoor areas
- Air quality
- Extremes of temperature
- Drinking water
- Toilets and hand washing
- Dining facilities
- Change rooms personal storage
Australian Work Health and Safety Pty. Ltd. conduct WHS building inspections and WHS physical environment inspections. We provide detailed industry-standard reports suitable for presentation at board level. Our reports, printed in colour with photographic evidence, provide an executive summary, scope of works, the purpose of the inspection and methodology. Each identified hazard is described, an action is recommended and a risk assessment score is given.
Our reports have assisted businesses and undertakings
- Prior to and at the end of leases
- Conform to client or insurance requirements.