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HSW Stakeholder Consultation – HSW Policy (V4.0)

 Human Resources have been working on a revised version of the Healthy Safety and Wellbeing Policy. The key changes to the chapter for noting are – The Area Manager now has the delegated authority to approve (1) “Very High” residual risk (in lieu of the Vice-Chancellor); and (2) Faculty/Division/School/Branch activities, in accordance with the HSW […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Emergency Management

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “Emergency Management” has now been approved and posted on the HSW Website. Key Changes Division of this process into 3 parts Planning (existing); Response (existing); and Post Incident (new). Removal of the Manager Security from the Incident Management Task Group (IMTG). The Manager Security will remain fully operational as a […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Workplace Monitoring

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “Workplace Monitoring” has now been posted on the HSW Website. The revised process seeks to achieve the following outcomes: Allow each Faculty or Branch the flexibility to tailor a program of activity that lists what will be reviewed within a given year based on the risk profile and resourcing. Enable […]

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HSW Handbook Consultation: Contractor Safety Management

Human Resources have been working on a revised version of the Contractor Safety Management Chapter of the HSW Handbook in consultation with a stakeholder group from Infrastructure Branch. The key changes to the chapter for noting are – The Head of School/Branch responsibilities, have been transferred to the person engaging/managing a contractor or the contract, […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: HSW Training Plan

The HSW Training Plan Chapter of the HSW Handbook was approved on 6 June 2017. The key changes to the chapter for noting are – The title and content have been amended to “HSW Training Plan” in lieu of “HSW Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and Training Plan”. The requirements to maintain a Training Plan have […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Preventing and responding to workplace bullying and harassment

The new HSW Handbook Chapter “ Preventing and responding to Workplace Bullying and Harassment” has now been posted on the HSW Website. This revision aims to: ensure that the process provides clear direction on how and who staff can access, to provide them with support and information (i.e. via their Supervisor/Manager and/or a trained network of […]

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HR Handbook – Revised PDR Procedure and Templates

Minor amendments have been made to the PDR procedure and templates to simplify the PDR record and clarify the information required. The amendments include: Removal of Appendix A “PDR – Preparation template for Staff” as this is a supporting resource only  (i.e. optional not mandatory); Change of title from “PDR Review meeting record” to “PDR […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Radiation Safety Management

The revised HSW Handbook chapter “Radiation Safety Management” has now been posted on the HSW Website. Key Changes to Note The key changes to the chapter for noting are: Alignment of the annual dose rate for radiation workers to the legislation (20milliSV).  Please note that Human Resources will still investigate if a worker is looking […]

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Conferral of an Honorary Title (Titleholder) – new online process

From Tuesday, 23rd August the current paper-based form for the Conferral of an Honorary Title (Titleholder) will be replaced with a new streamlined online process. This follows on from the successful implementation of the Renew Titleholder Online process. Visit the HR webpage for more information and quick reference guides. If you have any questions, please contact the HR […]

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University requirements for reporting of Notifiable and Dangerous incidents

Please be aware that there is a WHS legislative requirement for the University to report certain types of workplace incidents/injuries to SafeWork SA immediately after becoming aware that they have occurred.  [WHS Act 2012, Section 38]    A list of the incidents that are reportable are here.  If you are unclear whether the incident is notifiable […]

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