It is the employer’s primary responsibility to properly train its employees and any visitors to the worksite, including contractors, and to assess any possible hazards and risks.
An employer must ensure that as far as reasonably practicable, the health and safety of their employees and any other persons vising the workplace are not subjected to health and safety risk. Check out here the further duties imposed on the employer under the laws:
Manage or control a workplace
In a recent case, it was found by the Supreme Court of Victorian Court of Appeal that two companies were fined a combined total of $1.5 million due to their breaches of workplace health and safety. The fatal accident of a worker could have been prevented if the proper training, induction and supervision taken place for the workers.
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