Contractor Safety Management

Health & Safety

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Contractor safety is a significant issue for many workplaces.

For individuals, this means working in places that are controlled, not by an employer, but by a business to which they are contracted. PCBU's have to think broadly about who is working in their business - including their contractors. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act where there is overlapping health and safety duties each PCBU has a duty to consult and co-operate with the other PCBU' to ensure health and safety matters are managed.


If you are responsible for engaging or managing contractors, or your business is considering contracting staff as a future business option, you will benefit from attending this workshop.

It is designed for business owners, general managers, human resource managers, procurement managers, project/contract managers, engineering managers and maintenance managers. Property managers, franchisors and health and safety professionals will also benefit from attending.


  • The different duties of the various parties in a contract chain
  • How to manage the risks of various contractor types
  • How to document, implement, manage and review a contractor risk management framework
  • Migrating existing contractors to the new Health and Safety at Work Act


  • Understand key components of health and safety legislation and how it relates to contractor management
  • Explain health and safety obligations that PCBU's have to contractors
  • Outline the considerations in procuring, selecting, engaging and managing contractors
  • Prepare a contract with health and safety considerations
  • Conduct health and safety performance assessments on contractors
  • Assess a contractor's safety record
  • Prepare/audit contractor health and safety documentation
  • Assess a contractors health and safety management plan




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$ 470.00 + GST for members
$ 620.00 + GST for non-members


This workshop has qualified with the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund programme
Event reference OSEA68

Small businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers

Vouchers may be provided to a business where the Growth Advisors have identified a need for management training as part of an action plan to support the business owner to grow and innovate their business.

For more information on the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund or to find your local Growth Advisor go to


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