Training and competency policy

Labouroo Group Pty Ltd has developed this policy to provide a healthy and safe workplace for all workers, subcontractors, and visitors. Labouroo Group Pty Ltd is committed to providing the necessary information, training, and supervision to make sure our workers are competent in the tasks they perform and do not pose a risk to their own and others health and safety.

This policy outlines the rules, responsibilities and procedures for training and competency.

This policy applies across the organisation of Labouroo Group Pty Ltd and all workplaces under our control.

  • All workers, subcontractors and visitors must be inducted to the workplace.
  • All workers must receive training or demonstrate competency, qualifications and or licences prior to commencing work.
  • Proof of current qualifications through demonstration, certificates and licenses must be provided to the PCBU/Supervisor prior to commencing work, and
  • Make sure visitors are provided with suitable supervision in the workplace.

PCBU/Supervisors must:

  • Implement and review this policy.
  • Consult with workers about this policy.
  • Make sure that all workers understand the organisation’s Training and Competency Policy and their roles and responsibilities.
  • Identify if workers are qualified and or certified to undertake tasks as per the National Standards and Codes of Practice.
  • Provide appropriate training, instruction and supervision for workers who lack experience or competency.
  • Monitor the general conduct of work for compliance with Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulations, procedures, and safe work practices.
  • Ensure all accreditations are conducted by registered RTO’s, the National High-Risk License framework and VOC’s are conducted by suitably qualified persons.
  • Record workers skills and competency; and keep a register of training attended by workers.

Workers must:

  • Comply with the rules of this policy;
  • Demonstrate they have the appropriate skills and experience to perform work activities safely or participate in training, and
  • Current licenses and certificates must be available at all times.

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