Read the Article:
WHS Compliance Process
In partnership with your team, we carry out a comprehensive 10-step WHS Compliance Process, meticulously evaluating workplace hazards, reviewing existing policies and programs, consulting with your workers regarding concerns and workflows, and developing mitigation strategies.
Our method focusses on your organisations individual WHS compliance, which allows us to highlight any areas that could pose a risk, or potential hazard, or that may require addressing or enhancement.
Our WHS experts are available when it suits you best. We are offering support across a broad range of industries and government organisations, 24/7, throughout Australia.
Your 10-step WHS Compliance Process can include:
- Immersive Audit of existing procedures, standards, and documents in place
- Identification of current hazards in the workplace
- Risk Assessment for each hazard
- Gap analysis (hazards vs. mitigation)
- Development or update of Risk Mitigation approach (Control Measures)
- Update of policies & procedures
- Training & communication of findings, gaps and control measures
- Monitoring & frequent review
- Record keeping
WHS standards and legislation often change. Our expertise covers the following areas:
- WHS Act and Regulations
- Self-Insurer Standards
- AS/NZS 4801 / 4804
- AS/NZS 14007
- Environment and Protection Act & Legislation
Compliance with WHS Act and Regulations
Achieving Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) compliance requires a comprehensive process, starting with an extensive audit and the identification of potential workplace hazards. This step involves diligent inspections, worker consultations, job safety analysis, and potentially, external expert advice, to systematically uncover and evaluate risks that may affect workers, visitors, or the public.
The identified hazards are then prioritised, considering their severity and likelihood, which leads to the creation of a plan for risk control and elimination.
The compliance process usually also includes an individual gap analysis, comparing your organisation’s existing risk management strategies with the desired state or industry-leading standards. This comparison helps to identify opportunities for improvement. And it provides an actionable roadmap to achieve effective risk management, aligning with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
An integral aspect of the WHS Compliance process is also the creation of a comprehensive report. This report, detailing audit results, potential hazards, areas of non-compliance, and recommended actions, serves as an invaluable tool for informed decision-making. Tailored to meet the needs of various stakeholders, this report provides insightful, comprehensible, and useful information.
In essence, achieving WHS compliance not only ensures a safer work environment but also enhances productivity, reduces staff turnover, and mitigates financial and reputational risks, thereby contributing to your business’s overall growth and sustainability.
Workplace Risk Assessment
HSE Australia offers a wide range of Work Health & Safety audit services such as Risk Assessment and Gap Analysis. Contact us for an individual quote.
Solving problems others find difficult...for clients in
Frequently asked Questions
Health Safety Environment Australia
One Source Many Solutions
Over the past 15 years we developed the ability to quickly understand and respond to our clients’ needs. We are “solving problems others find difficult…”.
We offer our clients an enviable team of specialists working with associates and other external experts, driving and delivering fit for purpose, tailored single sourced solutions for you.