PART 6: DUE DILIGENCE
The Role of an Officer, Under the WHS Act
This post is part 6 and the final from our series of informative articles about the role of an Officer under the WHS Act. The Act prescribes the requirement under s27(1) to exercise due diligence and further expands what this includes in s27(5)(a-f).
The 6th of the 6 due diligence requirements includes
WHS Act s27(5) … reasonable steps:
(f) to verify the provision and use of the resources and processes mentioned in paragraphs (c) to (e).
WHSQ website suggests to:
- You will need to ensure there is a system in place that records and provides evidence of the matters mentioned in steps (parts) 1-5.
ASLS can assist by providing internal and external review processes. This would include the establishment of measurement and evaluation processes with KPIs to measure what matters.
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