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Document ID (ISN)110677
CIS number 10-0188
Year 2005
Convention or series no. Worksafe bulletin 6 /2005
Title Labour hire industry and duty of care
Bibliographic information Department of Commerce, Worksafe Division, Westcentre,1260 Hay Street, PO Box 294, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia, 2005. PDF document, 4p.
Internet access http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/PDF/Bulletins/Duty_of_Care-Labour_.pdf [in English]
Abstract Reforms in Australian OSH legislation provide equivalent levels of protection to workers under labour hire arrangements as all other workers. This bulletin summarizes the responsibilities of employers, agencies and workers under such arrangements. See also ISN 110676.
Descriptors (primary) Western Australia; temporary employment; responsibilities of employers; new entrants; temporary workers; terms of employment
Descriptors (secondary) Australia; hazard evaluation; role of supervisory staff; safety and health training; safety guides; qualifications
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Framework legislation
Risk evaluation
Safety and health information