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‘Your Safety Matters’ Newsletter
WHS Regulation clause 37 requires that:
A control measure to eliminate or minimise risks to health and safety in your workplace
must be maintained so that it remains effective including being;
➢ fit for the purpose, and
➢ suitable for the nature and duration of the work, and
➢ installed, set up and used correctly
Actions that can help satisfy clause 37 include:
➢ Provide Managers, Supervisors and other relevant persons, with the responsibility,
authority and resources, to implement and maintain control measures effectively.
➢ Regularly inspect and test plant and equipment. Repair or replace any that are
damaged or worn.
➢ Check that control measures are suitable for the nature and duration of work, are
set up and used correctly.
➢ Inform and train workers so that they achieve and maintain the ability to work safely.
➢ Regularly check you have the latest information about hazards from your manufacturers
and suppliers to make sure the controls used in your workplace are still relevant.
➢ Regularly review work procedures and consult with workers.
➢ Amend or add to this list to best suit your workplace.
WHS Regulation clause 37
Code of Practice: How to Manage Work Health & Safety Risks