WHS management system

Western Sydney University is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for everyone. As such, the University has developed a Work Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS) which sets out systematic and holistic approach to the management of health and safety within the University.

The University's WHSMS consists of three main parts:

  • Governance and management framework - Policies
  • Health and safety standards and processes - Procedures
  • Tools for implementation - Forms and guidelines


Policies

The WHS unit has developed and maintains the following health and safety policies:

  • Accident, injury, incident, hazard reporting and investigation policy
  • After hours access and safety policy
  • Injury management policy
  • First aid policy
  • Sun protection policy
  • Smoking policy
  • Work health and safety policy
These policies are currently in the process of being updated to reflect best practice. A number of significant changes are expected including the renaming of the Accident, injury, incident, hazard reporting and investigation policy and the After hours access and safety policy.

Procedures

The WHS unit has developed and maintains the following procedures:

These procedures are currently in the process of being updated to reflect best practice. A number of significant changes are expected including the renaming of the Hazardous substances and dangerous goods procedure, and the Hazard identification, risk assessment and control procedure.

Guidelines and forms

The WHS unit has developed and maintains the following guidelines:

The WHS unit has developed and maintains the following tools: