A range of sample policy, procedures and forms are available which can be used by organisations after consultation on their suitability
Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policy updated
WHS responsibilities in job descriptions
Risk management policy
Hazard report form.
Incident report form.
Prevention of Workplace Violence Policy.
Sample Consultation Procedure updated
Sample issue resolution procedure and flowchart
Smoke free workplace policy.
vehicle safety policy
sun protection policy
home visiting policy
host employer checklist.
group home inspection checklist
Client risk assessment.
home risk assessment - home care and respite
home risk assessment - early intervention and case management
Workplace inspections - internal and external
client manual handling assessment
non-client manual handling assessment
Working at external locations risk assessment checklist
sample grounds maintenance handbook
procedures implemented for situations where a support worker is trapped in a client's home.
Slip/trip/falls Hazard Checklist
Slips, Trips and Falls Risk Assessment Tool
Basic client manual handling plan
Vehicle inspection checklist
Keyboard workstation checklist
Hierarchy of Control
Contractor management template forms:
- Contract engagement questionnaire
- Small contract form
- Induction checklist for contractors
- Basic safe work method statement
- WorkCover "Subcontractor Statement"
Organisations should develop safe work procedures for high risk equipment and activities which cannot be controlled in any other way.
A booklet has been developed as part of a project undertaken by Sydney Uni Physiotherapy students which is aimed at reducing the risk of overuse injury amongst supported employees in ADEs. Care should be taken with introducing any of the suggested measures that it is appropriate to the needs of your workers.