OH&S – Operational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) refers to legislation that ensures that policies and procedures that are employed in public spaces and workplaces, involve the health, safety and welfare of all employees and visitors.

These policies are consistent codes of practice that can be applied to all industries.

These may include legislated requirement for employers as follows:

  • Provision of specific equipment to decrease the risk of possible accidents, ill health or injury
  • Includes codes of practice that relate to violence and harassment in the workplace
  • Details the responsibility of employers to manage the implementation effectively
  • While there are consistent policies and legislation across the board, specific industries are expected to also enforce policies relevant to specific fields

AML Risk Management adhere to these strict codes of practice, and ensure these practices are followed when responding an emergency.

AML Risk Management assist clients in developing the documents needed to maintain a system that complies with Work Cover requirements and corporate legal obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

AML can provide manuals and registers as follows. These can be combined or modified. AML Risk Management have:

  • Safe Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Assessment Procedures
  • Policy and Procedures Manual:
    • OH&S Policy and Procedures Manual
    • Risk Management Manual
    • Emergency Policy and Procedures Manual
    • Safety Induction Manual
    • Induction Manual for Employees
    • Induction manual for Contractors
    • Induction Manual for Visitors
  • Registers and Log Books:
    • Electrical Equipment Register
    • HAZMAT Substances Register
    • Injuries Register
    • Plant and Equipment Register
    • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Register
  • Minutes of Meetings:
    • Toolbox Minutes
    • Safety Committee Minutes
    • Emergency Response Team Minutes
  • Risk Assessment Reports and Forms:
    • Incident Reports
    • Equipment Risk Assessment Forms
    • Site Specific Risk Assessment Forms

These manuals and registers address the legislated requirement for employers:

  • Provide specific equipment which will decrease the risk of possible accidents, ill health or injury
  • Includes codes of practice that relate to violence and harassment in the workplace
  • Details the responsibility of employers to manage these things effectively

While there are consistent policies and legislation across the board, specific industries are expected to also enforce policies relevant to that specific field.

AML Risk Management adhere to these strict codes of practice, and ensure these practices are followed when responding an emergency.

Every business or venue with employees require a workable and correct Occupational Health and Safety Management System.