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Courtenell Pty Ltd

as Trustee for the Vowles Family Trust

WHS Training Specialists, Sydney, Australia  

train@courtenell.com.au ~ PO Box 622 Broadway NSW 2007

ABN: 42164393628 ~ ACN: 050109281


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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.


Reference:

WHS Regulation clause 37

Code of Practice: How to Manage Work Health & Safety Risks