Faculty, School, Centre, University Institute, other University Entity, Division, Section or University Business Enterprise.
Contractors that do not undertake high risk work tasks as determined by University of Tasmania. These contractors perform activities for University of Tasmania, are fully inducted and may work under University of Tasmania WHS management system.
For example, low risk facilities services, equipment servicing/calibration, delivery of stationery supplies.
Contractors that undertake high risk work tasks or work with high risk consequences but are not given control of the worksite. These contractors follow their own safe work method procedures for the type of work they are to perform but are supervised and monitored by University of Tasmania to ensure they follow all relevant safety requirements.
For example, work involving work at height, work in confined spaces, work on or near exposed live electrical parts, work involving licensed plant.
Contractors that are in control of the work site and operate under their own WHS Management System. They are usually engaged for significant works with high risk work tasks such as construction or vessel operation(but this is not a requirement). University of Tasmania would monitor and review the safety performance of the contractor to ensure that the contractor is following its own safety management system on the project.
For example, marine vessel operators, contractors engaged to construct premises.
The person responsible for the day to day oversight of the contractor. This person may also be the Contract Manager.
The person responsible for the overall management of the contract. This person may also be the Contractor Supervisor.
Has the same meaning as under the WHS Regulation, namely, a project that involves construction work where the cost of the construction work is $250,000 or more.
Has the same meaning as under the WHS Regulation, namely, any work carried out in connection with the construction, alteration, conversion, fitting-out, commissioning, renovation, repair, maintenance, refurbishment, demolition, decommissioning or dismantling of a structure, and also includes the following:
It does not include:
Contractor Application Schedule
The WHS requirements tool to be filled in by the contractor (Appendices 2 and 3 as applicable).
Means the classification given to the contractor to be engaged as either a Basic Contractor, Specialist Contractor or Complex Contractor.
Means the person nominated to engage, directly manage and monitor a contractor on behalf of University of Tasmania, this person will usually be the person engaging the contractor but may change throughout the life of the contract.
The collection of documentation that forms the WHS contractor engagement.
High Risk Work
Work that has an inherent risk of High or Extreme as defined by the University of Tasmania’s Risk Management Policy.
High Risk Construction Work
Has the same meaning as under the WHS Regulation, namely, construction work that:
Has the same meaning as any incident or event required by law to be notified to an authority, including, the death of a person, or a serious injury or illness of a person, a dangerous incident, or environmental harm.
Has the same meaning as under the WHS Regulation, namely, a PCBU that commissions a Construction Project unless another PCBU is engaged as principal contractor.
A single work task or group of work tasks packaged together and managed as a single activity.
Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)
Has the same meaning as under the WHS Regulation, namely, in relation to a Construction Project, means a safe work method statement prepared or revised under Part 6.3 of the WHS Regulation.
A safe work method statement must
Invitation for meeting attendees to share a personal safety story for discussion and reflection.
WHS Management Plan
Means a plan that includes the following details:
Has the same meaning as under the WHS Act, namely, a person who carries out work in any capacity for University of Tasmania, including work as: