Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policies and Procedures

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policies and Procedures are a major part of protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. Having a clear set of Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policies and Procedures will make it clear to all concerned where the guidelines and boundaries are in relation to the operation of the business.
As an employer you are required by law to provide a “safe system of work”. What that means is the employer needs a method of communicating, duplicating and implementing safe work environment. This begins with Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policy

Most Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policies and Procedures follow a similar format, the generally include:

  • AIM: The main goal that the policy intends to achieve
  • POLICY: This would be the actual working document.  This is the specifics of what needs to be done and how the company will achieves t’s goal
  • PROCEDURES: This would explain a step by step process on how a task should be done safely

Having the correct Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policies and procedures will help businesses make sure they are following correct legislation in order to keep their staff and businesses safe.


Policies and procedures to help you meet legislative requirements

  • Chemical Emergency Response Procedure
  • Contractor Management Policy & Procedure
  • Drug & Alcohol Policy & Procedure
  • Electrical Safety Policy & Procedure
  • Electric Shock / Electrocution – Emergency Response Procedure
  • Falls Prevention Policy & Procedure
  • Fatigue Management Policy & Procedure
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Sustainable Procurement Policy
  • Hazardous Chemicals & Dangerous Goods Policy & Procedure
  • Hazardous Manual Tasks Policy & Procedure
  • High Risk Construction Work Policy & Procedure
  • Incident & Hazard Reporting Module
  • Issue Resolution Policy & Procedure
  • Manual Handling Training Policy and Procedure
  • Mobile Phone Policy & Procedure
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure
  • – Plant & Equipment Policy & Procedure
  • Remote & Isolated Work Policy & Procedure
  • Risk Management Policy & Procedure
  • Roles, Responsibilities & Accountabilities Policy & Procedure
  • Sun Safety Policy & Procedure
  • Training, Competency & Induction Policy & Procedure
  • WHS Emergency Plan
  • Work Health & Safety (WHS) Policy & Procedure
  • Workplace Bullying Policy & Procedure