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Work Health & Safety Management (Legal Compliance)

 

Health and Safety responsibilities involve all levels of personnel, at the workplace. The level of duty or responsibilities under the OHS/WHS act various depending on the level or role held within the organisation, these levels or roles include:

 

  • Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) – (otherwise known as the employer.
  • Officers – A person(s) in a position to influence or partially influence decisions that relates to the entire or substantial part of the business or undertaking, including Health and Safety
  • Workers – A person that completes any work activity for a business or undertaking, this includes employees, volunteers, contractors, subcontractors, labour Hire personnel, apprentices, trainees and work experience students.
  • Visitor – Any person attending the workplace or site, which is not directly participating in the work activities conducted by the PCBU.  This may include consumers, suppliers, and vendors or others attending the workplace from other businesses or undertakings for such purposes as attending meetings or similar activities.