2 What is it?A WHS management plan sets out the arrangements to manage work health and safety on a construction project.The intention of a WHS management plan is to ensure the risks associated with a complex construction project are managed, as there are usually many contractors and subcontractors involved and circumstances can change quickly from day to day.
3 What is it? The WHS management plan must be in writing. It should be easily understood by workers (including contractors and subcontractors).It may not be necessary to communicate the entire WHS management plan to all workers, however, they must be made aware of the parts that are applicable to the work they are carrying out.
4 What is it?An WHSMP must be prepared before the first soil is turned and should be subjected to an ongoing review as the project evolves.Many components are Generic.At the planning stage the principal contractor must review their safety management systems to suit the proposed works.
20 Dissemination of WHS Information Managing of Employees & Subbies Induction TrainingRisk ManagementHazard IdentificationControl of HazardsMaintenance of ControlsDissemination of WHS InformationManaging of Employees & SubbiesReview of SWMS
37 WHS Safety Management Plans The level of detail required for a WHS management plan will depend onComplexity of the WorkplaceThe number of persons on siteand the risks involved in the work.
38 WHS Management Plan must Include the names,positions and health and safety responsibilities of all persons at the workplace whose positions or roles involve specific health and safety responsibilities in connection with the construction project
40 WHS Management Plan must Include the names,positions and health and safety responsibilities of all persons at the workplace whose positions or roles involve specific health and safety responsibilities in connection with the construction projectthe arrangements in place in relation to compliance with their duties under the WHS Act and Regulations
42 WHS Management Plan must Include the arrangements in place for managing any work health and safety incidents that occurany site-specific health and safety rules and the arrangements for ensuring that allpersons at the workplace are informed of these rules, andthe arrangements to collect and assess, monitor and review the SWMS
43 May Containdetails of the person commissioning the construction work, for example their name, ABN (if available) and addressdetails of the principal contractordetails of the construction project, for example address of the workplace, anticipatedstart and end date and a brief description of the type of construction work that the WHS management plan will cover
44 May Containdetails on how contractors and subcontractors will be managed and monitored, outlininghow the principal contractor intends to implement and ensure compliance with the WHS management plansuch as checking on the performance of contractors andhow non-compliance will be handleddetails on how the risks associated with falls, falling objects and any high risk construction work that will take place on a construction project will be managed.
46 People with WHS Responsibilities Persons at the workplace whose positions or roles involve specific health and safety responsibilities must be identified in the WHS management plan.
47 People with WHS Responsibilities Persons at the workplace whose positions or roles involve specific health and safety responsibilities must be identified in the WHS management plan.WHS managers, first aid officers and project managers.Their responsibilities should be briefly described.
48 Arrangements for Consultation Management Meetingsholding pre-commencement WHS meetings with all contractors and subcontractorsscheduling regular contractor/subcontractor WHS meetingsholding toolbox WHS meetingsestablishing a construction project WHS committeedistributing a regular WHS newsletter.Off Site communication.
55 Review When NecessarySite personnel must be informed of any changes
56 Ensuring ComplianceThe Management Plan will nominate the person responsible for the enforcement
57 What Should it ContainOutline the training and minimum competency requirements for employeesEstablish a process for identification of hazards associated with each phase of the work and the assessment and control methodology to be used.Contain copies of, or reference to, procedure documents relevant to the project activities and any safe work statements or site safety rules as applicableIndicate the site evacuation and emergency response proceduresOutline the accident/incident notification, reporting, recording and investigation processOutline disciplinary procedures.
58 What Should it Contain Contain the Workplace Health & Safety Policy, a copy of the Workers InjuryManagement and Rehabilitation Policy and other relevant policy documentsDefine the roles and responsibilities for key personnel, in particularthe Contract Manager,Responsible Officer andSite Supervisoras well as reference to the general duty of care all employees; contractors; sub-contractors and their employees; designers; manufacturers; suppliers; and installers.