Ideal Building Solutions Induction Course

Welcome to the Ideal Building Solutions Induction Course

Read our company WHS policy – understand our objectives and understand your responsibilities

You are required to read our WHS policy, to understand our objectives and to understand YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES. (copy)

Course overview

Legal advice

Responsibilities

Have you read our company WHS policy, understood our objectives and understood your responsibilities?

WHS training and qualifications (licences)

Do you have a General Construction Induction Card?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to HIGH RISK CONSTRUCTION WORK. (copy)

Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for your specific trade activity

Have you been trained in your proposed work/trade activity task?

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) for high risk construction work

DO NOT COMMENCE HIGH RISK WORK WITHOUT A SWMS

Can you commence high risk work without a SWMS?

Which high risk items do I need a SWMS?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to RISK MANAGEMENT. (copy)

RISK MANAGEMENT: HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, RISK ASSESSMENT AND RELEVANT CONTROLS

When should SSRA’s be completed?

WHS management plan

Have you been given a copy of the principal contractor's Site Safety Management Plan?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to WORKING ON SITE. (copy)

Site safety signage

Do you know where the site emergency phone number is located?

Construction site security and fencing

Why is it important to secure the site security fencing at the end of each working day?

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

When should personal protective equipment (PPE) be used?

UV protection (SUN SMART POLICY)

All workers should wear the appropriate UV protection, where and when required and regularly rehydrate themselves?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to COMMON HAZARDS. (copy)

Electrical tools & equipment

How often should leads be tagged?

Ladders

What grade of ladder should be used?

Scaffolding & working at heights

Only licensed / competent scaffolder should alter or adjust scaffolding?

STAIRVOID PROTECTION SYSTEM & GUARDRAILS: Altering safety systems prohibited

If there are issues in reinstating the stair- void system or guardrails who must you call?

Working Alone: Legal Obligation to Worker

Is it a legal obligation to ensure the welfare of workers?

Excavations & Underground Services

Who’s responsibility is it to ensure Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) process is undertaken before digging on site?

Workplace Hazardous Substances

Where should Safety Data Sheets (SDS) be kept?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to WORK BEHAVIOUR. (copy)

Workplace bullying, harassment, violence or discrimination

Workplace bullying, harassment, violence or discrimination – if you witness this what do you do?

Alcohol & drugs

Consumption of alcohol or the taking of illicit drugs is forbidden on all construction sites?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to the ENVIRONMENT. (copy)

Environmental & safety Issues

Which environmental items do I need to notify the builder of an issue?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to EMERGENCY PROCEDURES. (copy)

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND FIRST AID

In the event of a fire or evacuation what must you do?

ACCIDENTS, INCIDENTS & NEAR MISSES

When should incidents be reported?

The aim of this section is to make sure that workers are familiar with the WHS rules and procedures of the site relating to NON COMPLIANCE. (copy)

SITE INSTRUCTION - NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE

If you receive a Site Instruction / Non-Compliance Notice what must you do with it?